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2509: Current description

5 June 2021

9:00 AM

5 June 2021

9:00 AM

A six-word ‘current description’ (in ODQ) and the name of the author (three words) run clockwise round the perimeter starting in the top left-hand corner. Four other unclued lights are of a kind, and solvers must highlight the one suggested by the quotation.



11 Deposit with variable returns for figure (4)

12 Silly money to pen note (6)

15 Might they strip down parole? It’s wrong (9)

16 French town evicting southern lover (5)

18 Everyone around emperor is a plainsman (7)

19 Drinking most ale, not initially most rum (7)

20 Half-heartedly shake back joint (5)


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