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by Angus
Mon 23 Oct, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 13
Views: 1592

Re: Hello all

Had a great time in Bangalore, although did fairly badly as a puzzle novice (and my daughter beat me). Congratulations to James, Neil, David and Adam for doing so well! The UK team were also very welcoming to us two upstarts. I am now seeing shaded boxes and lines wherever I look, I may become addic...
by Angus
Tue 10 Oct, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 13
Views: 1592

Re: Hello all

Interesting fact about 8b is that while the tiebreaker was running (26 March - 2 April) the fourth entry changed, but it didn't affect the solution...
by Angus
Thu 05 Oct, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 13
Views: 1592

Re: Hello all

But can you do 12b? That was hard!

Q6 hint - the first word for 6a is DOLLAR
Q7 hint - the first phrase for 7b is Elephant & Castle
Q11 hint - 11b,e,f word lengths are the same as ONE, TWO, THREE...
by Angus
Sun 01 Oct, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 13
Views: 1592

Re: Hello all

Hello magoo Sorry not to answer earlier, only just saw your message. My final wordbox was 9x5: KZEBDEAGT ALTMALTEH PPAMGIOMI IHAUPSHRC XCTNEILON I did do a bit of programming to help to solve this although it was a mixture of trial and error and finding partial solutions by computer. E.g. UPSILON an...
by Angus
Fri 08 Sep, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 13
Views: 1592

Re: Hello all

OK, thanks, will do. Good guess, I was born and grew up in Edinburgh, although I'm in London now.
by Angus
Wed 06 Sep, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 13
Views: 1592

Hello all

Hello, I have just joined this forum so thought I should introduce myself. I do mainly like word puzzles such as crosswords, but I'm not averse to language-neutral puzzles as well. Reasonably proficient at Sudoku and Killer but I do get stuck on the very hard ones probably because I try not to write...