Solution will appear inThe Hindu In Schooldated July 5, 2013. Solution No. 11253

Across

1 Take upon oneself (6)

4 Card suit (6)

8 Belonging to them (5)

9 Pardon (7)

10 Vehicle used for

hauling heavy loads (7)

11 Kind of bear or

opposite (5)

12 The Rock (9)

17 Rough woollen cloth (5)

19 Conflict that began in

March 2003 (4,3)

21 Put off to another time (7)

22 Wear down (5)

23 Inuit canoes (6)

24 Stripped the skin off a

body (6)

Down

1 Statue (anag) (6)

2 An entire system? (7)

3 Be worthy of (5)

5 Fortification consisting

of a low wall (7)

6 (Correct) procedure (5)

7 Fortified wine (6)

9 (Creation of) an

organisation (9)

13 Misfortune (3,4)

14 In the manner of louts (7)

15 Raid (6)

16 Worn down (6)

18 Delight in (5)

20 Investor in a theatrical

venture (5)