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2647: Pabulum’s last bow

30 March 2024

9:00 AM

30 March 2024

9:00 AM

This is Pabulum’s last regular puzzle, though he will continue to appear from time to time. Two pairs of unclued lights give examples of the theme word. Remaining unclued lights each contain a thematic element: a relevant name (6) will appear in the completed grid and must be shaded.


4    Coccid growing short wing (3,6)

10    Bowman supporter backs with a spear I dropped (10)

11    Named Tory youths pelt maniac (6)

14    Scotch swagger (5)

15    Brass pipe they installed (5)

16    A casual drive also cycling allowed (6)

23    Maybe Archie arrests badly hurt Atli’s killer (7)

24   ...

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