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2590: Have a go

4 February 2023

9:00 AM

4 February 2023

9:00 AM

Seven unclued lights (all real words) are 36s minus one letter. A further 36 formed from the omitted letters will appear in the completed grid and must be shaded.


1    Confederate creeshes wheels (8)
5    Poem (anonymous) involving ship in port (6)
9    Crooked creep with agent making profit (10)
16    Tinware company backed predator (6)
17    A new Troy with aged columns (5)
20    Bovine in old poem digs up underground stem (7)
24    Author noticed a probable 36 in Shakespeare (7)
25    Medical process still reducing sickness (5)
26    Some admit a layman translated Bible (5)
28    Language of goon pierced by short dagger (7)
31    Reformer from Zimbabwe...

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