Solution will appear inThe Hindu In Schooldated August 2, 2013. Solution No. 11277

Across

1 Region of space between

Mars and Jupiter —

besotted liar (anag) (8,4)

9 One sixteenth of a pound (5)

10 Infuriate (7)

11 Common sense (4)

12 Smug hint (anag) (8)

14 Signals code for Y (6)

15 Dark purple plum (6)

18 One half of an air terminal (8)

20 Structure with a deck,

built over water (4)

22 Display of bad temper (7)

23 Mountaineer’s metal

spike (5)

24 Chilean Pacific territory with monumental statues (6,6)

Down

2 Painful browning of the

skin (7)

3 Regular (4)

4 Detestable (6)

5 TV series about people

over a period (8)

6 Boredom (5)

7 Chewed-upon item for

an infant (8,4)

8 Blown-up, jumped-upon

entertainment (6,6)

13 Contrary (8)

16 Head over heels in love (7)

17 Old boys and girls (6)

19 Small pigs (5)

21 Milk-coloured gemstone (4)