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Once again, I am posting my bafflement at the number of clues in the cryptic crosswords that are specifically targeted towards people who must live in the U.K.   This past week, for one example, there was the word "butcher" which means "to look at" i...
MichaelE11234 01-03-2023 08:53 AM
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I've been doing the AARP "Easy" Cryptic for a few years now and I don't understand why the clues seem to be targeting a British membership.  Every puzzle contains a few clues that only a U.K. audience would be more familiar with than an American audi...
MichaelE11234 05-02-2022 07:22 AM
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Now that some time has passed, the method of scoring has become clearer to me.    1.  Time is not a factor in scoring puzzles.  Whether it takes 10 minutes for me to complete a cryptic or an hour, the score on the completed puzzle depends solely on t...
MichaelE11234 02-02-2021 05:19 AM
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This occurs with the Cryptic Puzzles as well! Today I finished a cryptic without help and without any errors and my score was the same as many others who probably did the same.  Except there was one more score that was ahead of all the other with an ...
MichaelE11234 07-09-2020 01:51 PM
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Once again, I am posting my bafflement at the number of clues in the cryptic crosswords that are specifically targeted towards people who must live in the U.K.   This past week, for one example, there was the word "butcher" which means "to look at" i...
MichaelE11234 01-03-2023 08:53 AM
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I've been doing the AARP "Easy" Cryptic for a few years now and I don't understand why the clues seem to be targeting a British membership.  Every puzzle contains a few clues that only a U.K. audience would be more familiar with than an American audi...
MichaelE11234 05-02-2022 07:22 AM
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Now that some time has passed, the method of scoring has become clearer to me.    1.  Time is not a factor in scoring puzzles.  Whether it takes 10 minutes for me to complete a cryptic or an hour, the score on the completed puzzle depends solely on t...
MichaelE11234 02-02-2021 05:19 AM
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This occurs with the Cryptic Puzzles as well! Today I finished a cryptic without help and without any errors and my score was the same as many others who probably did the same.  Except there was one more score that was ahead of all the other with an ...
MichaelE11234 07-09-2020 01:51 PM
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Once again, I am posting my bafflement at the number of clues in the cryptic crosswords that are specifically targeted towards people who must live in the U.K.   This past week, for one example, there was the word "butcher" which means "to look at" i...
MichaelE11234 01-03-2023 08:53 AM
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I've been doing the AARP "Easy" Cryptic for a few years now and I don't understand why the clues seem to be targeting a British membership.  Every puzzle contains a few clues that only a U.K. audience would be more familiar with than an American audi...
MichaelE11234 05-02-2022 07:22 AM
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Now that some time has passed, the method of scoring has become clearer to me.    1.  Time is not a factor in scoring puzzles.  Whether it takes 10 minutes for me to complete a cryptic or an hour, the score on the completed puzzle depends solely on t...
MichaelE11234 02-02-2021 05:19 AM
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This occurs with the Cryptic Puzzles as well! Today I finished a cryptic without help and without any errors and my score was the same as many others who probably did the same.  Except there was one more score that was ahead of all the other with an ...
MichaelE11234 07-09-2020 01:51 PM
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