Crossword No. 2446: A Happy New Year by Duck

Symmetry: 180 degree

Size: 144 cells

Four 6-letter across lights (SPRING, SUMMER, AUTUMN, WINTER) are Playfair-coded and clued only by the remaining across lights, which have LL clues spelling “THE FOUR SEASONS”.

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H C Barker (Liverpool)
Ms P Bradley (Oxford)
M E Ingham (Manchester)