NEW oLN CROSSWORD Number 24

ACROSS

1 Suspended canvas bed (7); 5 Chickens (4); 7 Old horse (3);

8 The outside (7); 9 Curved (5); 10 Constant (4); 13 A break in

friendly relations (4); 14 Defrost (4); 18 Fix with a stud (4);

19 Flower (5); 21 Main body of an aircraft (8); 22 Unwell (3);

23 A drama (4); 24 Woman who receives and entertains guests (7)

DOWN

1 Girls-only night out (3-5); 2 Conjuror (8); 3 To cook too long (6); 4 Young cat (6); 5 One who cultivates the land (6); 6 Driving-club in golf (4); 11 Addictive tobacco substance (8); 12 Incentive (8); 15 Insipid or weak (6); 16 Household or industrial whitener (6); 17 Buildings inhabited by monks (6); 20 Contest between two people (4)