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Archive for May 11th, 2007

Inquisitor 18 by Dysart ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY!

Posted by nmsindy on 11th May 2007

nmsindy.

I thought this was an excellent puzzle from Dysart who debuted in the Listener last year and has since appeared twice in the Indy, this being the second one, and also very recently in the EV in the Sunday Telegraph. I really liked it, found the clues top-drawer, and hope we’ll see more.

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Guardian 24074 / Araucaria – Doubling Up

Posted by tilsit on 11th May 2007

tilsit.

Solving time:  27 minutes

It is lovely to be able to blog the doyen of crossword setters, but we get off to the wrong start with the grid design.  I really dislike this grid which consists of only 6, 8 and 10 letter answers as you only have one way in to each corner.

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Independent 6417 by Phi

Posted by nmsindy on 11th May 2007

nmsindy.

After yesterday’s super-difficult puzzle by Nestor,  a straightforward one to follow – such alternation is a good policy if it is intended.

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