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Archive for March 19th, 2007

Independent 6364 / Scorpion

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 19th March 2007

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Solving time: 15-20 minutes

These comments are written after a look back at the puzzle with answers – I discarded my original copy as I forgot I was supposed to be writing this. I found this puzzle rather easier than the last couple of Scorpions – maybe because I’m getting more used to his style. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24028/Rufus

Posted by linxit on 19th March 2007

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Solving time approx 15 mins.

Second blog of the day for me, luckily it’s quiet at work today as I’ve still got to do last Saturday’s Times yet on the other blog! Still, this Rufus puzzle was pretty straightforward with the usual mix of cryptic and double definitions, some good, some a bit iffy…

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Independent 6371/Mass

Posted by neildubya on 19th March 2007

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A compiler I usually struggle with but not on this occasion. There are some very nice clues in this but a couple that I don’t fully understand and a couple of (I think) weak puns/cryptic defs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24026/Gordius – a bit late

Posted by linxit on 19th March 2007

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Apologies to my fellow bloggers for letting the side down, but better late than never I suppose… I had hoped to get this posted before lunchtime on Friday, but work was far too busy and I wasn’t able to spend more than 5 minutes on the puzzle, let alone writing up a blog entry. After lunch on Friday I was off to London and didn’t get back online until late last night (and a bit worse for wear).

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