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Archive for January 26th, 2007

Independent 6327/Phi – Three times a lady

Posted by rightback on 26th January 2007

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Solving time: 6:37

Welcome relief after a half-hour struggle with Scorpion yesterday: I much preferred this to the last Phi puzzle I blogged (6288). The antipodean flavour to the top left (OTAGO and HAKA) was rather less welcome, given England’s latest humiliation this morning.

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Guardian 23,984/Chifonie – inspired by beached containers??

Posted by loonapick on 26th January 2007

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My first entry to this blog related to a Chifonie puzzle, so my heart sank at first when I saw that I would be solving another one today.

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Independent on Sunday 884 by Quixote – Easy

Posted by nmsindy on 26th January 2007

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This puzzle reminded me of a year or two back when I thought the Quixote Sunday puzzle was pitched at an easier level than the daily Indy one. Would have been even quicker if I did not have to check two words, new to me, at the end. But it was still my quickest Indy solve of 2007 so far.

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Inquisitor #3 – CAST ASIDE by Phi

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 26th January 2007

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(an anonymous puzzle in the paper, but the setter has already been identified elsewhere)

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