Madhatter Cryptic #9

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madhatter5
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#2

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Minor thing - 31A should be 3-1-3 not 3,1,3
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RPardoe
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#3

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Doing the drill - stuck on a final entry (perhaps 2 if I have an error).
PM sent seeking clarification.
- and done with a bit of clarification.
Last edited by RPardoe on Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:16 am, edited 1 time in total.
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#4

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Sorry guys 29A is (4,3).
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#5

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I’m saving this for my flights across the U.S. today. I figure by the time I start on it, all the typos will be discovered and fixed. Yay!
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#6

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Just found this puzzle tonight and after a few hours I think I have finished it. I really enjoyed the challenge—thanks Josh!
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#7

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Still haven't gotten 23A, but I had been working with the wrong 14D for a while.
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#8

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oldjudge wrote: Tue Sep 21, 2021 3:10 am Just found this puzzle tonight and after a few hours I think I have finished it. I really enjoyed the challenge—thanks Josh!

Jay, if you managed to finish this one I think it's safe to say you are no longer a cryptic novice :)
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Al Sisti wrote: Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:39 am Still haven't gotten 23A, but I had been working with the wrong 14D for a while.
Yeah. I had the wrong 14D, too. Finally figured out 23A and then got 14D. Still lacking 25 and29 A and 22 and 25D. Took me way too long to figure out 1A, then things started to flow. Totally stumped on that SW corner.
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#10

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Never heard of "bucatini". Glad I didn't need to have the print version of the OED in order to look it up.
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#11

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I’m missing 6a. I have the crossing letters, I believe. But …

Does this make me a moron?

Don’t answer that.

But feel free to PM me if you can help me finish this.
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#12

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ChrisKochmanski wrote: Tue Oct 19, 2021 1:19 am But feel free to PM me if you can help me finish this.
PM sent - but for 6D (I am also missing 6A in my copy of the grid. :D )
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#13

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I think I've got it. I had the wrong 25D, so my 25A didn't make sense, but I've fixed it now. I'm pretty sure I groaned audibly at several answers.
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hoover wrote: Tue Oct 19, 2021 3:41 pm I think I've got it. I had the wrong 25D, so my 25A didn't make sense, but I've fixed it now. I'm pretty sure I groaned audibly at several answers.
Thanks, Hoover. You made me look back at what I had for 25D, which I didn't really like, but couldn't come up with anything else. Changed one letter and everything fit and allowed me to finish up with 25A and 22D.
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