METRO PLUS

the guardian quick crossword-10256

Across

5 Aristocratic descent (4,5)

8 Smooth — metal (4)

9 With extravagance (8)

10 Biblical heroine who became queen of Persia (6)

11 Say no to — rubbish (6)

13 Paris stock exchange (6)

15 Meat (6)

16 Lethargic (8)

18 Lie in wait (4)

19 Tore up tie (anag) — spin (9)

Down

1 Decisive argument (8)

2 Led ram (anag) — fruit related to the apple (6)

3 Thin slice (6)

4 Troubles (4)

6 Totaliser (anag) — ancient Greek (9)

7 Baggy sports trousers (4,5)

12 Pointlessness (8)

14 Journalist — rioted (anag) (6)

15 Harlem (anag) — composer (6)

17 Clutch — holdall (4)

Solution will appear in Friday Review dated August 13, 2010.

Solution No. 10255

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