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for one guinea will be awarded to the sender of the first correct s,'ution of this week's crossword to be opened after noon on Tuesday week, I- bruary 27th. Envelopes should be received not later than first post that day and must bear the word "Crossword," the NUMBER of the puzzle and a 2id. stamp. Solutions must be on the form below, and none can be accepted from the U.S.A. The solution and the name of the winner will be published in the following issue.]

ACROSS 1. A distinguished kinsman of his re-

cently made a book of him. (It.) 9. With a ball and a driver this might

be the start of golf. (7.) To. Old bus in uniform. (7.) I. They kept women away from dress. (10.) is. It goes to the make-up of Paul Dombey. (4.) 14 No superstitious schoolboy would climb it. (5.)

15. Shorn pet (Anag.) (8.)

17. It's used in cooking and makes Alice nag. (8.)

19. The paper's a bit thin. (5.)

22. For It's always (4.) 23. Not to be confused with an Adamless Eden. (6, 4.)

26. Rights associated with the under- ground movement. (7 ) z7. It's a bore, in some cases. (7.) 28. Assistant master at a correspondence school? (t t.)

DOWN 1. A most unoriginal person. (5.)

2. A Frenchman is so independent (7-)

3. It helps to make one feel so done up. (so.) 4. It requires 5z to make it Edinburgh (6.) 5. Some of these are face-saving devices. (8.)

6. " For what were all these county patriots born? To -, and vote,

and raise the price of corn? ' (Byron.) (4.) 7. 52 and 4 are capital in it. (9.) 8. It occurs between the waves. (6.) 13. Ruins panel. (Anag ) (so.) 54. He retards the progress of trans- portation. (9.) 16. Tutored. (8.) 18. Picks up. (6.) zo. Doctor and sailor gamble in cloth.


21. Capricorn's opposite number. (6.)

24. It's dull to get the doctor by the ear. (5.) 25. Eastern tongue. (4.)