Solution will appear inThe Hindu In Schooldated December 17, 2013. Solution No. 11392

Across

1 US presidential room (4,6)

7 Cause a brain injury (7)

8 Central church administration in the Vatican (5)

10 Printed characters (4)

11 Cheerful, lively and selfconfident (8)

13 Preserve a dead body (6)

15 Member of the Religious

Society of Friends (6)

17 All the DNA in a population (4,4)

18 Poisonous snakes (4)

21 Japanese expert in stealth and martial arts (5)

22 Final part of a US mailing address (3,4)

23 Guide through unexplored territory (10)

Down

1 Accept responsibility (3,2)

2 Feverish fit (4)

3 Storey (anag) (6)

4 Dogsbody (8)

5 Forcibly steal a vehicle (7)

6 Short-range, doublebarrelled, shoulder-fired weapon (10)

9 Sprayed with paint (10)

12 Careless (8)

14 Source of great and sudden wealth (7)

16 Large Russian dog with long silken hair (6)

19 Scrub hard (5)

20 King Edward, say (slang) (4)