2309: Complicated | 1 June 2017

2309: Complicated | 1 June 2017
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Corrections of misprints in clues give TANGLED UP IN BLUE, the title of a song by Bob Dylan. Answers to thematic clues are nine (15), rip (20), char (24), into (25) and fur (30), each tangled up in blue (respectively perse, cyan, navy, Saxe and teal) to form entries defined by 22, 1D, 13, 38 and 31. The artist’s name, tangled up at 26A/29, is shaded in blue.

First prize Pam Dunn, Sevenoaks, Kent

Runners-up Willie Hamilton, Exeter; D& D. Keating, Beeford, Yorks