Solution will appear inThe Hindu In Schooldated May 8, 2013. Solution No. 11203

Across

1 Essential principles (6)

4 Wallpaper adhesive (5)

7 Small grotesque sprite (6)

8 Alleviation of distress (6)

9 Native of Helsinki? (4)

10 Give thought to (8)

12 Heavy bleeding (11)

17 Capacity to inspire

enthusiasm (8)

19 Crying shame (4)

20 Imaginary place where

everything is perfect (6)

21 To some degree (2,1,3)

22 Parking area at the

roadside (3-2)

23 Someone ruling on

behalf of another (6)

Down

1 Coarse — ill-mannered (7)

2 License (anag) (7)

3 Aware of surroundings,

sensations and

thoughts (9)

4 Fourth estate (5)

5 Lively celebration

(informal) (7)

6 Try — exertion (6)

11 Telling a story (9)

13 Study of the structure

of animals (7)

14 Pacify (7)

15 Selected passage from a book (7)

16 Real (6)

18 In a cool manner (5)