Solution will appear inThe Hindu In School datedMarch 12, 2013. Solution No. 11054

Across

1 Messenger (7)

8 Make better or more

attractive (7)

9 Junkies (7)

10 Annoying (7)

11 Besmirch (5)

13 Chinese language (9)

15 Debauchee (9)

18 Jeer — eat (5)

21 Intoned (7)

22 Daughter of Agamemnon

(7)

23 Immature toad or frog (7)

24 Inferred (7)

Down

1 Grossly insensitive (5)

2 Excessive (5)

3 Imprisonment (13)

4 Step down (6)

5 Signify disagreement

(5,4,4)

6 Earnings (6)

7 Decree (anag) — ebb (6)

12 Three Wise Men (4)

14 Browse the web (4)

15 Find by searching (6)

16 Eau de vie (6)

17 Truly (6)

19 Relating to sight (5)

20 Deceit (5)