It’s not reasonable to expect even the most intelligent solvers to know that “base e” is a mathematical constant, unless one has taken an advanced post-graduate course in mathematics.

I googled it but I confess I didn’t understand the article, nor did learn what “e” is used for.

Fortunately I’ll never need to know. ]]>

Beermagnet is right. This blog was originally posted yesterday and, being up early, I added my comment. It was subsequently found that a mistake had been made and that the puzzle on the Indy website was the one intended for today. This blog was therefore rescheduled accordingly and my original comment remained with it. ]]>

I haven’t got the paper yet today – does that have shading, preamble or nothing? ]]>

1d atmosphere (mood) with atm (cash dispenser) changed to ion (part with charge)

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