Solution will appear inThe Hindu in Schooldated October 4, 2013. Solution No. 11331

Across

1 Scent (3,2,7)

9 Really stupid (5)

10 Remnant (7)

11 Haywire (4)

12 Mali town (a remote

place?) (8)

14 Girl enjoying rough

outdoor activities (6)

15 Building constructed in advance of its erection (6)

18 Musician with groupies? (4,4)

20 Throb — hurt (4)

22 Fall like a stone (7)

23 Japanese dish (5)

24 Person feeling the need to dominate (7,5)

Down

2 Nag a ram (anag) (7)

3 Active person (4)

4 US bikkie (6)

5 Black-spotted red beetle (8)

6 European language (5)

7 Make an abject apology

(3,6,3)

8 Having a dislike of

humankind (12)

13 Filmy floating cobweb (8)

16 Shrub with purplish-red flowers (7)

17 Market-fixing

organisation (6)

19 Large metal milk

container (5)

21 Emperor (4)