Crossword solution

No. 2316: Divine alteration

22 July 2017

9:00 AM

22 July 2017

9:00 AM

Redundant words were 12A virgin, 16A crazy, 38A mammal, 18D state, 21D greed, 25D tendon, 34D extremist. These respectively defined 14A vestal, 20D lunatic, 6D marsupial, 23D Indiana, 33A cupidity, 15A paxwax, 41A absolutist. Roman gods (underlined) in these words were turned into their Greek equivalents.
 
First prize Nadya James, Heanor, Derbyshire
Runners-up Ben Stephenson, London SW12;
Rowan Priestman, Burdrop, Banbury, Oxon

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