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Title DIY Card
Setter Rasputin
Series Inquisitor
Number 1261
Date 22/12/2012
Grid 1313 barred grid with 180 symmetry.
Preamble Shade (in 2Oac) the whole of an area whose border is a 25-cell message. Resolve clashes to change eight cells to corresponding new colours. One cell contains a symbol rather than a letter. Numbers in brackets refer to the original forms.
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The message A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE forms the shape of the star-surmounted tree which has to be coloured GREEN. Colours removed from clashes decorate the baubles (plum, gold, red, anil, or, pink, lemon and rose).
KeywordsGREEN CHRISTMAS tree A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE
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