Re(1): Listener No. 4422: Buried Treasure by Poat IP: 18.104.22.168 Posted on November 19, 2016 at 00:02:53 AM by Peter Moore
imho Poat has set an excellent crossword and has been unfairly criticised here and on the other sites. John Green's request for trimming crosswords is not an instruction to solvers - a newcomer to the Listener would not know about this and it cannot form a hint about the solution.
Anyway, surely the wording had enough hints for us non-newbies that something odd was expected? Qualifying "highlight" with the weird wording "search area" : I mean, really, ... Replies: