Unclued lights were names of GHOST STORIES by M.R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES: CASTING (1A) THE (29) RUNES (10); THE TREASURE OF (9A) ABBOT (58) THOMAS (100); THE TRACTATE (42) MIDDOTH (33); OH WHISTLE (43) AND I’LL (68) COME TO YOU (1D) MY LAD (24); THE STALLS OF (44) BARCHESTER (115) CATHEDRAL (82); THE ROSE (77) GARDEN (22); THE MEZZOTINT (79); CANON (83) ALBERIC’S (11) SCRAPBOOK (8);THE ASH-TREE (107); and COUNT (110) MAGNUS (89).
The first prize of £100, three prizes of £25 and six further prizes of Secret Service Brain Teasers by Sinclair McKay (Headline) go to the following. The first four winners will each also be sent a bottle of champagne.
First prize Margaret Almond, Southampton
Runners-up P.J. and E.F. Barlow, Petersfield, Hampshire; C. James, Ruislip Manor, Middlesex; Paola Frare, Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire
Additional runners-up Ferdinand Dobbs, Tilston, Cheshire; M. Willey, Stonesfield, Oxfordshire; Hilda Ball, Belfast; R. Dickinson, Lewes, E. Sussex; Richard Higson, Rugby, Warwickshire; Dr R. Barnard, Emsworth, Hampshire