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2493: Opposites - solution

2493: Opposites - solution
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‘I WANT TO BE ALONE’ (1A) and ‘COME UP AND SEE ME SOMETIME’ (49/27) were supposedly said by Greta GARBO (17A) and Mae WEST (45) respectively. Garbo was born in STOCKHOLM (13) and West died in LOS ANGELES (10/29). Garbo starred in MATA HARI (23/38) and West in I’M NO ANGEL (19). GARBO and WEST were to be shaded.

First prize A. Weir, Broughty Ferry, Dundee

Runners-up Sara MacIntosh, Darlington; Roland Rance, London E17