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Archive for November 24th, 2006

Independent 6274/Phi

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 24th November 2006

Colin Blackburn.

Solving time : 30 minutes.

In many ways a typical Phi puzzle, very fair. The clues that marred this puzzle for me were a couple of cryptic definitions that I didn’t feel worked that well, or perhaps didn’t understand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 23,932 by Shed

Posted by michod on 24th November 2006

michod.

Some nice touches and some tough clues here – 8ac and 18ac took some thought. This Guardian grid pattern’s not the easiest, with no first letters for more than half the words, and eight with more unchecked letters (unches) than checked, which I believe the Times and Indy don’t allow.

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Independent on Sunday 875 by Quixote Tricky in places

Posted by nmsindy on 24th November 2006

nmsindy.

Some tricky clues – solving time 22 mins.    Hope setters are not paid by clue, just 24 in the puzzle.

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