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Independent 6329 / Math – pretty tough

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 29th January 2007

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Solving time 10:00 + ??

Had most of this done in about 8 mins, but was stuck on 5 and 16 – I had an answer for 16 but as it seemed to be a cryptic def I was waiting for confirmation from 5 that there were no alternative solutions. Did reali-life stuff for a few hours, came back and got 5 immediately. How long it might have taken in one sitting is anyone’s guess. Quite a tough puzzle in vocab terms, though that wasn’t what held me up in the end. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 23,986/Rufus – Typical Monday fare

Posted by loonapick on 29th January 2007

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It’s Monday, so it must be Rufus. His puzzles are generally very easy (8 minutes to solve today’s), and this is mainly because his clues are not always terribly cryptic, and his definitions not very well hidden most of the time.

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