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2475: Poem VI – solution

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

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