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4 , THE SPECTATOR " CROSSWORD No. 152 prize of a

Book Token for one guinea will be given to the sender of the first correct solution of this week's crossword puzzle to be opened. Envelopes should be marked with the words " Crossword Puzzle" and the NUMBER of the PUZZLE, and should be received not later 'than first post on Tuesday week. No envelopes will be ,pened before noon on Tuesday. Solutions should be on the form appearing below. The name of the winner and the solution will be published in the follow- ing issue. Envelopes containing solutions must bear a aid. stamp, otherwise they are surcharged on delivery. Solutions from the U.S.A. cannot be accepted.]

to. "Alt, what a dusty answer it. Type spring.

12. Pins point first.

20. Only a tenth of Pharaoh's 15. Burning.

16. One of the U.S.A.

24. Schoolboy batman's at 19. Vessel wherein destiny en- 23. The auctioneer's first con- 4. The original sew and sew. 9. Something for nothing (2 I. Worldly make-up (2 words) words) (8, 5). certainties . ." (Meredith). (3, 5). gets the - When hot for compasses the disposal of the canvas, troubles.

home: consult Dickens. SOLUTION TO speare).

28. May 12 (2 words) (to, 3).

29. His slaver certainly hit the nail on the head.

3o. Where to get material for real pies.

DOWN I. Well!

2. Housman's were brown and white.

3. Toss it up. 5. "Young men, ay and maids, Too often sow their wild - in tame verse." (E. B. Browning.) ACROSS 6. The coiffeur's ideal (2 words)

cern is literary. 21. But one doesn't consult hose

27. Confused Dane. 26. Rang up. 13. These are struck unwill- 17. Our only source of weather

22. Twin boys?

14. Lip service to humour. 18. Her object is to make people . break. 9. Herd must snort when they 7. " Now - the crimson 8. These are seen to advantage (8, 5).

on highbrows.


comfortable at length. petal, now the white" (Tennyson).


for the time.