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Oh, fun. Something a bit different: an Eightsome Reels puzzle, where each answer is eight letters, and the answers must be written around the clue number starting anywhere and going in either direction. I didn't find this too hard; once I'd got three clues which intersected in one square (in an ‘L’ shape) the rest fell fairly quickly. The clues themselves were pretty straightforward, so here's the grid, with the clue numbers indicated in the most excellent base-36 encoding with digits 1-9a-z.

YARASETAUARUM
L1G2P3T4Q5T6A
INGNINERSREST
T7B8W9LaTbKcB
AREATSIARACAL
NdHeIfLgGhEiP
LUTENGSANEDRE
AjAkIlAmTnEoC
RSPELBIRELLIO
ApAqErSsNtEuS
TECSTENAICHSI
TvOwExTyRzT.Y
EVRSLCATAVOAD

And now I have to clue ‘SANGRAIL’, and all I can think of is something to do with Skimbleshanks. How about “Reva Rice maybe did for cup final?” – probably too obscure, but hey, it's not like I'm going to actually enter...