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Azed 1917: In a bit of a spot

Posted by jetdoc on 1st March 2009

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An Azed of average difficulty; somewhat marred, however, by three mistakes, the most serious of which is that the wrong word seems to have been clued at 26d (which, in the grid, is labelled 28) — presumably, the clue should have been for STEDD rather than STEDS (both obsolete forms of ‘stead’). This held me up for a while, as nothing fitted at 34a. Also, the letter count for 12a is given as 8, when it should be 7.

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