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Archive for May 29th, 2007

Independent 6432/Virgilius

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 29th May 2007

Colin Blackburn.

A very quick puzzle, for me, helped by the letter patterns of the long across answers and some obvious anagrams. Some very good cluing, as usual, but no noticeable theme.

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Guardian 24,089, Araucaria: Hoary Potter

Posted by michod on 29th May 2007


As we approach the long-awaited publication of the latest instalment of the boy wizard’s adventures, it may be time for a moratorium on Potter-themed crosswords. I’d done quite a few clues before I turned to 5,25, but the minute I saw the number of letters and the word ‘boy’ in the clue, the theme leapt out. Not one of Araucaria’s best, lacking a bit of the the usual spark. Explanations welcomed for 3 and 7 down.

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