Solution will appear inThe Hindu In Schooldated July 18, 2013. Solution No. 11264

Across

1 Government

employees (5,8)

8 Unrestrained joy (4)

9 Altercation (8)

10 Dragged out (10)

12 Hard crystalline

limestone used for

sculpture (6)

14 TV series (6)

15 Billet-doux (4,6)

19 The major religion practised in India (8)

20 Mixture of butter and

flour used for sauces

(4)

21 Ironic (6-2-5)

Down

2 Use badly (3-5)

3 Awkward (5)

4 Dorset seaside resort

(7)

5 Morally defensible (5)

6 Directed towards (5,2)

7 Diminutive (4)

11 Group of atoms bonded

together (8)

13 British canine emblem (7)

14 Wise king (7)

16 Put into words (5)

17 Flashlight (5)

18 Metric weight (4)