Solution will appear in The Hindu In School datedAugust 20, 2012. Solution No. 10882

Across

1 Gem set by itself (9)

8 Hello from Honolulu?

(5)

9 Low wall along the

edge of a balcony (7)

10 (Old) wooden platter

for food (8)

11 Husks of grain sifted

from the flour (4)

13 Vibrate noisily (6)

14 Illusory (6)

16 Confront (4)

17 Something left after

other parts have been

removed (8)

19 Artist’s studio (French)

(7)

20 Devoured (5)

21 Of the highest class

(3,6)

Down

1 Not quite (8)

2 Pleads (anag) (6)

3 Novice (4)

4 Forever (2,10)

5 Imbroglio (12)

6 Down to earth (6-2-4)

7 Char (8,4)

12 Event (8)

15 Gerard (anag) — cause

of infuriation (3,3)

18 Circular — account (4)