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Archive for June 7th, 2007

Financial Times 12478/Jason

Posted by neildubya on 7th June 2007

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A very enjoyable puzzle from Jason with a few top-notch clues and a couple of nice ideas. Not too tricky either. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent on Sunday 903 by Quixote

Posted by nmsindy on 7th June 2007

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In a relaunch of the paper this has been moved from the inside back page – on P 75 of 96 this week.

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Independent 6440/Nimrod

Posted by neildubya on 7th June 2007

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Spot the Nina time – take a peek down the left- and right-hand sides of the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24097, Araucaria — musical melange

Posted by jetdoc on 7th June 2007

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A typical Araucaria puzzle — a mini-theme, classical references, multi-word answers and clues referring to other clues. Quite entertaining, provided you’re not too much of a purist. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 12,468 by Cinephile — Largely Solvable

Posted by Pete Maclean on 7th June 2007

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I am particularly pleased when I open my FT to find a puzzle by Cinephile. Often his puzzles have hidden themes that make them more challenging if one cannot spot the theme and then fairly easy once one has cottoned on to it — well, unless that theme is an obscure subject as has happened for me a couple of times. In this puzzle the theme is a very light one, anagrams of LARGELY, and spotting it did not help me, uh, largely.

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