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Archive for November 2nd, 2006

Guardian 23912/Araucaria

Posted by ilancaron on 2nd November 2006


Solving time: 1h+

Ah, Araucaria. The most Ximenean of the crowd in terms of wordplay but absolutely a horror when it comes to meaningful surfaces.

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Dac in Indy Wed 1 11 2006

Posted by nmsindy on 2nd November 2006


Dac is one of the 5 setters who appears in the Indy (including IoS) every week. One of the best clue writers around – clues always reading very well. Noting solving times over the year, he’s among the easiest. I’ve solved his 40-odd puzzles this year in 16 mins average, compared to 22 mins for the Indy as a whole.

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