Answers to clues in italics are SET IN STONE (38). Resulting entries at 1, 2, 14, 25 and 43 (in which the types of stone are rag, agate, opal, pit and metate) are defined by 19, 42, 33, 20 and 6A.
First prize Stephen Saunders, Midford, Bath.
Runners-up Tim Hanks, Douglas, Isle of Man;Mrs N. Twickel, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire.
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