Extra letters in clues give ‘wrapped in wild snow’, a quotation from a poem by ALEXANDER BLOK (10). Partially indicated answers are treated accordingly, the resulting entries at 1D, 14, 17, 22, and 40 being defined by 4A, 27, 3, 19, and 11.
First prize Dr J. McClelland, Bangor, Northern Ireland
Runners-up Mrs R.J.C. Shapland, Ilkeston, Derbyshire; Chris James, Ruislip Manor, Middlesex