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by ianwilliams
Sun Aug 27, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Discussion of ACC Crosswords
Topic: Check Solution
Replies: 2
Views: 1940

Re: Check Solution

Sorry, Pat, but it must be something in/on your computer. I've just checked Augusts slots 1-5 and the check function worked perfectly in each case. In the first instance we suggest that you clear your browsing history and try again. - links below. Let me know by e-mail if your browser is not covered...
by ianwilliams
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Read the latest in news from the ACC
Topic: Updating our website
Replies: 1
Views: 2046

Re: Updating our website

After a great deal of work by Roy Low we are pleased to announce that we now have a much more functional and prettier version of the new website. http://crosswordclub.org / There are still a few things to develop, in particular the Compiler’s Page, but it’s a major advance on the previous version an...
by ianwilliams
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Crossword and clue discussion
Topic: Appropriate or not in CrOZworld?
Replies: 5
Views: 3233

Re: Appropriate or not in CrOZworld?

ARSE and similar words describing posterior don't worry me too much in the context of approving clues that will not offend members. However, while in that region, I recently came across a construction using the letters FART defined in the normal usage of breaking wind. A good old Anglo-Saxon word, l...
by ianwilliams
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Discussion of ACC Crosswords
Topic: May Slot 1 Stroz
Replies: 0
Views: 1518

May Slot 1 Stroz

Published comments - any more? Explanations to cryptic clues . Across: 6 dd, 7 Hum (vibrate) + drum (ear), 9 very = tres + s, 10 record = hit + or + long after (miss), 11 dd, 13 f + lower, 15 dd, 19 (house arrest - south)*, 20 dd, 23 (sanction + r)*, 24 Mu + (fi t)*, 26 Ch + Im + NEY, 27 Opt +I + mu...
by ianwilliams
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Read the latest in news from the ACC
Topic: Access to Bulletin Board forums
Replies: 0
Views: 1732

Access to Bulletin Board forums

An enormous amount of time may be spent by Administrators in reviewing and deleting spurious and offensive messages posted to Boards such as this. To avoid this, we have created a group for ACC members who have access to all Board features including posting. We nay be able to refine this as our admi...
by ianwilliams
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Read the latest in news from the ACC
Topic: DEEF is back!
Replies: 1
Views: 1958

Re: DEEF is back!

Our apologies, but the backups didn't work so we're back to square one, without any history. Members will need to re-register in order to be able to post.
by ianwilliams
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Discussion of ACC Crosswords
Topic: What shall we do?
Replies: 0
Views: 1429

What shall we do?

We're looking for a volunteer or group of volunteers to look after this topic. One option is to post the comments made in CrOZworld for each slot and open up the discussion for further discussion or responses by the compiler. I'll start the ball rolling over the next couple of days and we'll see how...
by ianwilliams
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Read the latest in news from the ACC
Topic: DEEF is back!
Replies: 1
Views: 1958

DEEF is back!

The new version of DEEF has installed correctly: however, despite restoring a backup of the former Board, we are having some difficulty in restoring our membership list and posts. Please bear with us during these difficult days. It will be necessary to register again using the new, more secure facil...
by ianwilliams
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Read the latest in news from the ACC
Topic: Updating our website
Replies: 1
Views: 2046

Updating our website

The new website is at a very early stage of development. We need your ideas to make it more relevant and interesting. Members are invited to post their suggestions below.