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Archive for May 22nd, 2007

Guardian 24083/Puck — one for the birds

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 22nd May 2007

Colin Blackburn.

A quick grid fill with some clever clues and some nice inter-linking. I missed the wordplay in a couple but got the answers okay. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 6426 by Virgilius – Much ado about Nothing- Nothing

Posted by nmsindy on 22nd May 2007

nmsindy.

Another amazing themed puzzle by this masterly setter.   Every across answer contains two successive Os – except for the first and last, which contain another flourish – in the top one the clue contains “contents of book” i.e. its middle letters oo and the final across entry is SCORELESS DRAWS i.e. 0-0s.     All this achieved with the downs being everyday words.

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