ScrewedUp News – Apr 18
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Codewords 1279 has now been changed, using numbers that are different from both the original online version and the printed version – with any luck this one will be OK.
While the main crosswords have been fairly reliable recently, apart from DT 25899 which was labelled as 8155 online for quite a while, problems with codewords persist.
Using a notation similar to that used for the chessboard, each square is identified with a unique letter/number pair. The vertical columns are labeled A through M (from the left) and the horizontal rows are numbered from 1 to 13 (from the top). Each square of the crossword is uniquely identified by its column letter and row number.
For Codewords No 1279, on the grid published online, Mrs BD reports:
G11 and J11 should both be numbered 22 (not 1).
As usual, for some inexplicable reason, the puzzle in the newspaper uses different numbers: