The LITERAL QUINTET (13/22) was TERSE (37). 7A suggests ‘reest’, 40 steer, 5 stere, 6 ester, 19 trees and 26 reset. TERSE was to be shaded. The title suggests ‘teres’.
First prize Gordon Fowler, Whitefield, Manchester
Runners-up Richard Doye, Tuddenham, Suffolk;
P.J.W. Gregson, Amersham, Bucks
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