Crossword solution

to 2144: Leonids

1 February 2014

9:00 AM

1 February 2014

9:00 AM

The work was ‘THE TAMING OF THE (1D) Shrew’. ‘Shrew’ is suggested by 15, 27 and 33. The ‘Shrew’ of the title is KATHARINA (38), addressed as ‘KATE OF KATE-HALL’ (9) (in ODQ) by Petruchio (disguised as EUTROPHIC (20)), whose servant is Curtis (CITRUS (3)). Title: ‘tamed’ SONDELI (the Indian musk shrew).
 
First prize John Gaymer, Effingham, Surrey
Runners-up P. Taylor-Mansfield, Worcester; Margaret Shiels, Edinburgh

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