i Cryptic Crossword 1394 by Dac

July 29, 2015

An interesting discussion in the comments section of the Fifteensquared blog here: http://www.fifteensquared.net/2010/09/01/independent-7450-by-dac/ , in which I learned that Eimi, the crossword editor of the Independent, apparently favours Collins dictionary, which therefore must the best arbitor on the acceptability of abbreviations. My lack of knowing any of the 3 controversial ones here: P(ost), S(atisfactory) and (R)adical, didn’t hold me up too much . Enjoyable as ever.
COD : 24ac. Princess recoiled about origin of this four-letter word (9)


One Response to “i Cryptic Crossword 1394 by Dac”

  1. AndyT said

    Raised eyebrows here too; maybe a barely audible tut. On reflection I’m happy enough with P as in “post meridiem” but the other two seem a little wilful. Highly satisfactory otherwise, as usual.

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