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The unclued entries are all names for pontoon; extra words in 27, 31, 33, 34 and 36 needed the letters S, G, O, U, R to become WHIST, BRIDGE, SOLO, AUCTION, CONTRACT. Auction, auction bridge, bridge, bridge whist, contract, contract bridge, solo, solo whist and whist are all card-games listed in Chambers. PONTOON is a BRIDGE.

First prize Rhiannon Hales, Ilfracombe, Devon

Runners-up John Renwick, Ramsgate, Kent;

R. Dickinson, Lewes, East Sussex