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Crossword solution

2478: Namesakes - solution

31 October 2020

9:00 AM

31 October 2020

9:00 AM

The lyrics of the perimetric I’M POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN and FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN were written by Sammy Lerner, while the lyricist of THE RAIN IN SPAIN and I TALK TO THE TREES (3D/16) was Alan Jay Lerner. LERNER (in the tenth row) was to be shaded.

First prize Ann Holme, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Runners-up Nicholas Grogan, Purley, Surrey; Aini Zvirgzdins, Duncan, BC, Canada

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