Solution will appear inThe Hindu In Schooldated August 1, 2013. Solution No. 11276

Across

1 Dead man walking (6)

4 Uninteresting food (6)

9 Imposing elderly

woman (7)

10 Aromatic vegetable (5)

11 Tapestry (5)

12 Saint-like (7)

13 Popular panto (4,2,5)

18 It shows the way (4,3)

20 L (5)

22 Cloud nine (5)

23 Confer dignity on (7)

24 Coat of a stoat (6)

25 Recover by means of a

payment (6)

Down

1 Aries, Taurus etc (6)

2 Grass cutter (5)

3 Swallows (7)

5 Embarrassingly brief

underwear (5)

6 Very small quantity of

a liquid (7)

7 Castrated person (6)

8 Male blood relative (5-6)

14 Radioactive element (7)

15 Umbrage (7)

16 High pitched singing

voice (6)

17 My clue (anag) (6)

19 Member of a secret

fraternal order (5)

21 Short moral story (5)