Variety Cryptic #8: “I Had No Idea” by Steve Mossberg

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Richard B.
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Variety Cryptic #8: “I Had No Idea” by Steve Mossberg

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Absolutely wonderful variety cryptic. Nice work, Mr. Mossberg!

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Wonderful and not a walk in the park!
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A new setter means a mental workout as I get used to their cluing style. Great fun!
Got luck in that the unclued central entry fell early for me helping with the rest of the solve.
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I was definitely challenged by Mr. Mossberg’ s clung style, but made the finish line. I was very impressed by the intertwining of 15-A and 31-A. Can’t remember ever seeing that before. I got the unclued entry earlyish but still slogged. Still and all, very entertaining. Well done.
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