Solution will appear inThe Hindu In School datedJune 18, 2013. Solution No. 11238

Across

1 Showing constant change (of colours?) (13)

8 Beer mug (7)

9 Contribution (5)

10 Cunning (4)

11 Armed service (3,5)

13 Snub (6)

14 Shake (with arrows?) (6)

17 Hair pluckers (8)

19 Nefarious (4)

21 Many times (5)

22 Given to telling gags (and having fun) (7)

24 TV preacher (13)

Down

1 Necessary equipment (3)

2 Wool fat (7)

3 Muslim leader (4)

4 Invest with ministerial

authority (6)

5 Hairdresser (8)

6 Musician (5)

7 City’s main church (9)

10 Garment partly visible under a jacket (9)

12 Soviet president, d. 1982 (8)

15 Venetian composer (“The Red Priest”), d. 1741 (7)

16 Hard worker (6)

18 Glorify — honour (5)

20 Spots (4)

23 Sewer rodent (3)