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This note will address a linear minimum variance estimation of discrete-time systems with instantaneous and delayed measurements. Although the problem may be approached via system augmentation and standard Kalman filtering, the computation of filter may be expensive when the dimension of the system is high and the measurement lag is significant. In this note, a new tool, termed as reorganized innovation sequence, is presented for deriving the optimal filter. The optimal filter is given by two Riccati difference equations (RDEs) with the same dimension as that of the original system. The approach is shown to induce saving of computational cost as compared to the system augmentation approach, especially when the delay is large. Further, it can be extended to solving the more complicated H∞ fixed-lag smoothing in Krein space.