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Archive for May 7th, 2007

Independent 6413/Mass

Posted by bensand on 7th May 2007

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I felt slightly short-changed by this puzzle but that’s probably just because of the grid! Hardly seemed worth going for the full 15×15 with only 3 white squares in the left and right columns and 4 in the top and bottom rows.

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Guardian 24070/Rufus – not Ximenean

Posted by ilancaron on 7th May 2007

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Solving time: 20’

The recent setters table on this site has had me wondering about the Ximenean vs. Libertarian classification – Rufus has been tagged as the latter. This puzzle has convinced me: e.g. 3D “Means hailstorms”. It’s also convinced me that a dash of Libertarianism is good for the sense of humor and playfulness. One of the nice things about Rufus is that, in spite of this, his surfaces rarely pay the price. Finally, a few, not too many, cryptic definitions and all quite reasonable.

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