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Independent 6359 / Math

Posted by tilsit on 5th March 2007

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Completion Time: 11 minutes (including 3 minutes working out 10 across)

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Guardian 24,016/Rufus – poor CD quality

Posted by loonapick on 5th March 2007

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Ah Rufus! You either love him or hate him! I counted 11 cryptic definitions/double meaning type clues in this puzzle. I think one of my fellow bloggers commented a couple of weeks ago that a small number of such devices in a puzzle makes it fun (4-5 possibly), but some others disagreed with him. Personally, I think it depends on how clever they are, and some of Rufus’s are very good, others not so. There was a run of down clues that struck me as particularly poor (see below)

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