RE: [GAdetection] Clemence Dane, Helen Simpson, Sir John Samourez, and Dorothy
- I once obtained a book of cryptic Observer crosswords dating from the 30s
and 40s. Each crossword had a 'theme' which was supposed to allow the solver
to work out some of the unclued words - but the solver had to work out what
the theme was. One theme turned out to be 'famous detectives', and at least
half of the dozen or so 'famous detectives' from that period were characters
I had never heard of. I would probably score a little better now, but not
We have a lot of reclamation work to do..