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Best Bets: A call for scrutiny
  1. J French,
  2. A Steel,
  3. R Clements,
  4. S Lewis,
  5. M Wilson,
  6. B Teasdale,
  7. R Mackenzie,
  8. J Black
  1. Correspondence to:
 James French
 Magpas 105 Needingworth Road, St Ives, Cambind geshire, PE27 5WF; james{at}

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