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Title Aleatoric?
Setter Arcturus
Series The Listener
Number 3603
Date 03/02/2001
Grid 1212 barred grid with 180 symmetry.
Preamble One way or the other, choices are not entirely random - the completed solution demonstrates it.
Solution Notes
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Each of the answers longer than the corresponding grid entry can be made to fit if sequences of the form X OR Y are allotted to a single square along the diagonal. One set of choices reveals the message "The trap - erase" from bottom left to top right; the "Right solution" comes from taking the opposite choice in each case, revealing "Entry perfect" top right to bottom left.
KeywordsThe trap - erase choices Entry perfect
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