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Archive for January 25th, 2007

Independent 6326 by Scorpion – Very, very tough

Posted by nmsindy on 25th January 2007


Scorpion is, I find, the hardest of the Indy setters and this puzzle was no exception.    There were some novel approaches and some areas I am not entirely sure of all the reasoning.   These are mentioned below.

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Independent npower juice Environmental Crossword/Eimi

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 25th January 2007

Colin Blackburn.

Solving time : 10 minutes or so.

The obvious theme of this puzzle made a few of the answers very easy to fill in. This sponsored puzzle is printed on a green background just to highlight its greenness. The four long across answers, the obvious ones, were all interlinked theme words. Elsewhere the theme was echoed in other clue definitions and surface readings.

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Guardian 23983/Araucaria – Notes from the Underground

Posted by ilancaron on 25th January 2007


A puzzle about the tube from Araucaria that probably could be done on the tube. Not all the lines showed up but at least my favorite did (the District, which is what I took to school every morning: Earl’s Court to Ravenscourt Park).

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