Category Archives: ScrewedUp News

Reports of problems on the CluedUp / Telegraph Puzzles website, to include their resolution, if any.

ScrewedUp News – Jan 2014

ScrewedUp News – Jan 2014

Edition 26

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Those of you who have been with us for a while may remember ScrewedUp News.  The last edition was published in June 2010, and the time has come for its renaissance.… Read More

ScrewedUp News – Jun 10

ScrewedUp News – Jun 10

Edition 25

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Today the CluedUp site was ported to a different server.  Unfortunately, as Gazza reports elsewhere, it seems to be powered by a Sinclair ZX-80.

I will be out for the rest of the morning, so today’s blogs may be a bit late.  In anticipation of problems, we have secured, courtesy of Phil McNeill, copies of the two puzzles, together with the Quick crossword.… Read More

ScrewedUp News – Feb 06

ScrewedUp News – Feb 06

Edition 24

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Its been months (Nov 29 2009 to be exact) since we had a ScrewedUp News post. However there is one for today. On the “Home” page you have a list of puzzles, unfortunately the Quick GK (132) is last weeks.

But don’t despair you can find this Saturdays (133) if you navigate to “Crossword Puzzles” and you can now play or print Quick 133 which is really the Quick GK.… Read More

ScrewedUp News – Nov 29

ScrewedUp News – Nov 29

Edition 23

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Does anybody else who uses ScrewedUp have a feeling of deja vu? I printed out the Sunday Quick Crossword No. 79 and realised that it was exactly the same as last Sunday’s No. 78. I hope the one in the newspaper is different.

30th November – Update – the correct puzzle is now available on CluedUpRead More

ScrewedUp News – Oct 11

ScrewedUp News – Oct 11

Edition 22

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Its been a while since we had to post a ScrewedUp News item. August 1st was the last time.
Has anybody noticed where Sunday’s Quick Crossword No. 72 is?
Because it seems to be missing. The last Quick crossword is currently Saturday’s No. 26056

Update: 10.42am UK Time, Monday 12th October
I have just checked to see if No.… Read More

ScrewedUp News – Aug 01

ScrewedUp News – Aug 01

Edition 21

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03-08-2009 – As Libellule reports, this was corrected at some time today.

The site has been relatively well behaved in recent weeks, apart from an occasional glitch with the numbers on Codewords, the random presentation of the wrong grid which is corrected when you try again and the ever-present poor performance which becomes intolerable at certain times of the day.… Read More

ScrewedUp News – Jun 24

ScrewedUp News – Jun 24

Edition 20

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As usual with Home screen problems, this one only lasted for the day and the following day’s Home screen was OK.

Libellule reports that you can’t get the printable versions of the Quick or Daily Cryptic crosswords from the Home screen.

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ScrewedUp News – Jun 08

ScrewedUp News – Jun 08

Edition 19

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Just to be awkward, this has now been changed to (3,3,5,4), even though Chambers gives it as (3-3-5,4)!

My entry was also reset as if I had never completed the puzzle!

I bet you thought that ScrewedUp News had ceased publication!  The website has been much better of late, and the last issue was over a month ago. … Read More

ScrewedUp News – May 02

ScrewedUp News – May 02

Edition 18

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May 03 – Codewords 1291 has now been changed

Late news – Mrs BD, optimistically confident that the Codewords couldn’t be wrong again this week, has found that it is wrong!
Yes, that’s right, there’s a problem with the squares numbered 1 yet again.

May 02 – 14.30 – Giant GK 12260 is available online now!Read More

ScrewedUp News – Apr 25

ScrewedUp News – Apr 25

Edition 17

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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?… Read More