The Spectator

2475: Poem VI - solution

2475: Poem VI - solution
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The poem was The Brook by Alfred Tennyson. The words were HERN (8A), LINGER (20), BRIMMING (32A), FLOW (40), TROUT (44), SLIP (2), SPARKLE (6), SWALLOWS (21), BICKER (32D) and STARS (37). ALFRED TENNYSON (diagonally from 1) was to be shaded.

First prize R.A. Percy, Southport, North Carolina

Runners-up Hugh Alpin, London SW19

Rosie Bailey, Swindon