ScrewedUp News – Apr 25
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26/04/2009 – A new, improved, version of Codewords 1285 is now available online.
Another weekend and another screwup in the codewords. Is it really that hard to get it right?
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 1285, on the grid published online, Brian S and Mrs BD report:
C10, C11, E10, F13, G12, K12 and K13 should be numbered 8 (not 1).
As usual, for some inexplicable reason, the puzzle in the newspaper uses different numbers:
1 comment on “ScrewedUp News – Apr 25”
They do seem to make a habit of doing that.
Codeword is not a puzzle I do. I have only ever done one of them. Sitting in the departure lounge of Larnaca airport, waiting for a long delayed flight and desperate for something to do to pass the time.
I see there are complaints today (Sunday) that they have printed the Griddler on the back of the £500 prize crossword page. Maybe you can only enter one of them?
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