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Archive for February 23rd, 2007

Independent 6351/Phi

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 23rd February 2007

Colin Blackburn.

I found this puzzle incredibly easy, for me, for a Friday, and for Phi. I usually start my crossword on the train from Newcastle to Durham and then pick the paper up later in the day to finish it off. Instead I found myself with nothing to do by the end of my ten minute journey other than to wonder what the definition of quiet means to the numerous mobile phone users in the quiet coach.

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Guardian 24,008/Orlando – took longer to blog than to solve

Posted by loonapick on 23rd February 2007

loonapick.

Not quite sure how to summarise this puzzle. It was fairly easy, even if some of the references and definitions are not immediately obvious, and, for the most part, the clues made sense. I solved it in about 12 minutes, then spent a good twenty minutes researching for this blog.

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Inquisitor #7 by Buff – ACADEMY AWARDS

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 23rd February 2007

petebiddlecombe.

Solving time 2-3 hours

I joked with Loonapick a couple of weeks ago that even-numbered Indies were easy and odd-numbered ones hard. Not now, with last week’s Offa’s Dyke marathon and this (for me) straightforward puzzle.

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