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Archive for December 14th, 2006

Guardian 23949/Araucaria

Posted by linxit on 14th December 2006

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Solving time – about 45 mins.

This was a real brute of a puzzle from Araucaria. I struggled all the way with it, but there were some obscure words and a couple of very dodgy clues. Just what I’ve come to expect from him, but a lot harder today for some reason.

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Independent 6291 / Math – You only solve once …

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 14th December 2006

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… unless you need to write up a blog entry, in which case you can often spot extra points while writing up these notes. it took me quite a while to identify the “one” in these clues – 22D was the penny-dropper, when it became clear that you had to lose the 7 in 007. Another good puzzle from Math, who gave us a chess lesson last time I think.

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