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Archive for August 9th, 2009

Azed 1940 – Wrong Number (Competition puzzle)

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 9th August 2009

petebiddlecombe.

“Wrong Number” is a long-standing type of special – I can’t remember whether it was Azed or Ximenes who invented it. Here’s the standard preamble for these puzzles: Each clue contains a one-word definition of the word required at the number where it stands but belongs as a whole to a word of the same length elsewhere. Method recommended is to find, after solving a clue, a definition of the solution in one of the other clues to words of its length: this will show where the word is to go. This one differed as it had to remind you about the requirements for the competition clue.

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Everyman No. 3279 (2nd August)

Posted by The Trafites on 9th August 2009

The Trafites.

Lorraine says: This week was fairly straight forward and enjoyable. :)
Nick says: Lorraine would not let me do it this week – good job too, it took me 7 hours to do AZED today :(

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