When BRIDGE is added to the unclued Across lights and FORD to the unclued Down lights (including each of the three components in 1 Down), they all become names of British towns.
First prize Alan Hook, Beverley, Yorkshire
Runners-up Chris Butler, Borough Green, Kent;
Peter and Jeannie Chamberlain, Rushden, Northamptonshire
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