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Archive for March 23rd, 2007

Guardian 24,027 (Sat 17 Mar)/Araucaria – Glory, Glory Hallelujah

Posted by rightback on 23rd March 2007

rightback.

Solving time: About 30 minutes, plus a later look to get the last three clues (asterisked); one mistake.

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Independent 6375/Phi

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 23rd March 2007

Colin Blackburn.

This was very tough for me today. I could only find a few windows of opportunity to look at the puzzle so I never really got into it. Three answers have left me baffled over the word play or definition.

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Guardian 24,032/Orlando – what does doordie mean?

Posted by loonapick on 23rd March 2007

loonapick.

I have found some of this week’s Guardian crosswords very challenging, and, given that I also had a Times blog to do today, was anxious that today’s would also be difficult. No such fears – a very straightforward puzzle by Orlando, with easy clues, fairly common words, and few tricks, so this blog entry is not very long.

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Inquisitor 11 – A novel approach by Lato

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 23rd March 2007

petebiddlecombe.

Solving time: about 5 hours, but I cheated.

I found the end of this puzzle extremely difficult, not being able to spot the novel for ages. After finding answers to all but a couple of the clues, the unclued entries looked like this with obvious unches filled in:

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