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2499: Entitled trio

27 March 2021

9:00 AM

27 March 2021

9:00 AM

The unclued lights, including three proper nouns (two of two words), consist of three groups of three words of a kind. Together, the three groups suggest a title; the author (seven letters) must be highlighted in the completed grid. Brewer confirms the thematic elements not in Chambers.



1 It regulates pressure in pub with drunken toast (8)
8 Formerly heartless German painter (4)
13 A feature of religious buildings is long (6)
15 Southern runners – they seem happy (7)
17 After a little time, nothing’s dry (4)
18 50” terrace (5)
19 Idiot is eating a fruit...

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