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Crossword solution

2648: Thus at an end – solution

27 April 2024

9:00 AM

27 April 2024

9:00 AM

The eight unclued lights are all kinds of soup: COCK-A-LEEKIE (1A), SHCHI (21A) , PHO (40A), VICHYSSOISE (41A), CONSOMME (2D), MULLIGATAWNY (14D), MINESTRONE (19D) and PISTOU (25D). The puzzle’s title cryptically indicates the subject: ‘thus’ = SO, ‘at an end’= UP.

First prize Tessa Ferguson, Bath

Runners-up William Orriel, Newton Abbot, Devon; Gerry Fairweather, Layer Marney, Essex

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