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Archive for May 15th, 2007

Independent 6420/Virgilius

Posted by bensand on 15th May 2007

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Done in a slightly distracted fashion as I was in a soft play centre for children with half an eye on a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. Slick as ever from Virgilius without a widespread theme although Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge and A Christmas Carol all appear. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24077/Rover – whimsical

Posted by ilancaron on 15th May 2007

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Solving time: 30’

Quite a few whimsical and cryptic allusions. I didn’t really enjoy this puzzle but probably because I’m a bit burnt out having just done The Times as well (“it’s not you, it’s me!”). I found myself being lazy on decoding all the wordplay – we’ll see if I manage while writing this up. Upon rereading, there are some good clues here – so it really is me after all.

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