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Quickword No. 45 : Do you know ‘amusing play on words’ (3 letters), and ‘leaf of a pine tree’ (6 letters)?
Quickword No. 45
KENT*L*E*A*PUNL*TRACELET*RYEICENI*DERR*S*L*U*SHOE
Short river in Cumbria entering the Irish Sea at Morecambe Bay, where its estuary is crossed by Arnside Viaduct.
Amusing play on words.
A very small amount.
In tennis, a service which touches the top of the net before falling within bounds, and which must be replayed.
Bread grain.
British tribe which rose in an unsuccessful revolt against the Roman Empire in AD 60, by their warlike dowager Queen Boudica (Boadicea).
Make a mistake.
Footwear.
Thomas Erskine, Earl of Kellie (1732-1781), Scottish violin virtuoso and composer nicknamed Fiddler Tam.
Gossip harmlessly.
One of the four children in C.S. Lewis’s story ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’.
Church territorial unit forming a subdivision of a diocese.
Adult leaf of a pine tree.
Pale colour of unbleached linen.

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Arnside Viaduct, which carries trains over the estuary between Arnside and Grange-over-Sands in Cumbria. The 20-mile long river entering Morecambe Bay at this point is home to salmon and trout, and popular with kayakers. But what is its name? See 1 across.

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