The HEADWORD (26) ‘bail’ appears six times in CHAMBERS (1D). Its different meanings include CROSSPIECE (1A), BAR (25), FRAME (36), HOOP (40), LADLE (16) and SECURITY (24). BAIL (diagonally from 32) was to be shaded.
First prize Jacqui Sohn, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth
Runners-up Alexander Caldin, Houston, Texas; B. Taylor, Little Lever, Bolton
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