The Spectator

2524: Spelean II - solution

2524: Spelean II - solution
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The quotation is ‘I DO WISH THOU WERT A [dog] THAT I MIGHT LOVE THEE SOMETHING’. The honest servant is FLAMINIUS. Unclued lights are dogs: TOSA (25), DINGO (28), CORGI (17) and HYENA (38). The source is TIMON OF ATHENS (in the fourth column) which was to be shaded.

First prize Don Thompson, Bolton

Runners-up Mike Morrison, London N20; Anne Kiggell, Headington, Oxford