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Unclued lights (one hyphenated) provide the names of the ten most recent holders of an office to be deduced.
As of the time of publication the unclued lights are the surnames of the ten most recent UK Poets Laureate, starting from WORDSWORTH and coming up to date with DUFFY.
|1850-92||Alfred Lord Tennyson|
|1972-84||Sir John Betjeman|
|2009-2019||Carol Ann Duffy|