The suggested words were ESTER (1), REEST (20), TERSE (24), TREES (43), TERES (6D), RESET (9), TEERS (23), STERE (30) and STEER (36). EERST (in the ninth row) was to be shaded.
First prize John Newell, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey
Runners-up S.C. Daneff, London SW18; Roger Baresel, London SW7
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