Solution will appear in The Hindu In School dated Nov. 27, 2012. Solution No. 10965

Across

1 Word from a

prestidigitator! (11)

9 Examinations of a body to

determine cause of death (9)

10 Sound from a ewe (3)

11 Alternative (5)

13 Young nonconformist of

the 1950s and 1960s (7)

14 Young kid (6)

15 Final settlement —

backhander (3-3)

18 Conic section (7)

20 Hindu god of rain and

thunder — drain (anag) (5)

21 Munch (3)

22 With a slightly turned-up

hooter (4-5)

24 Drug that causes

temporary loss of feeling (11)

Down

2 However (3)

3 Anti-inflammatory

analgesic (7)

4 With hands on hips (6)

5 Confused — on the briny(2,3)

6 Chief of the Merry Men (5,4)

7 Apparatus for measuring

heat capacities in a process

— relocate rim (anag) (11)

8 Deck (4,2,5)

12 Pompous (9)

16 Girl’s name — in an ear

(anag) (7)

17 Member of the order founded by St Ignatius Loyola and St Francis Xavier (6)

19 Old hat (5)

23 Snow runner (3)