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Guardian Genius 47 by Pasquale – Grauniad

Posted by nmsindy on 3rd June 2007

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A pleasing puzzle based on the affectionate nickname of the paper, famous for its misprints. The eight-letter words had to be entered by shifting their letters in the same way so e.g. as Grauniad became Guardian, acrimony becomes aircyonm. Though it did not say so in the preamble, the definition and letter mixture (DLM) clues were the eight 6-letter words in the puzzle.

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Everyman 3165/record time

Posted by ilancaron on 3rd June 2007

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Solving time: 12’

Fastest solve for me ever – I think. Even managed to spell AUF WIEDERSEHEN correctly the first time. I recognized SHREVEPORT pretty quickly as well probably because it figured as a minor actor in the New Orleans debacle a couple of years ago. And “criminal” cropped up here again as an adjectival anagram indicator.

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