Solution will appear in The Hindu In School datedJune 23, 2014. Solution No. 11554

Across

1 Where ships tie up (4)

3 Prettify — alter a photo (8)

8 Hebridean island (4)

9 Tang (8)

11 Surprising (10)

14 Bang (6)

15 Fang (6)

17 Female flight attendant

(10)

20 Prang (8)

21 Starchy foodstuff (4)

22 Type of melon (8)

23 Milky gem (4)

Down

1 Rum-based cocktail (8)

2 Disdain (8)

4 Foolishness (6)

5 French poet and critic,

d. 1867 — audible ear

(anag) (10)

6 Arm bone (4)

7 Hello! (4)

10 In a lively manner (10)

12 Hypothetical

discontinuity in the

fourth dimension? (4,4)

13 Filthy place (8)

16 Pang (6)

18 Clean (4)

19 Conform to a metrical

pattern (4)