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Archive for June 12th, 2007

Coming Soon – New Premises

Posted by neildubya on 12th June 2007

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The crossword solving blog currently here will soon be moving here. As they say, watch this space.

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Independent 6444/Virgilius

Posted by bensand on 12th June 2007

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Always a pleasure to do a Virgilius. Not especially taxing on the obscurity of answers (although 19 was new to me) but inventive and amusing. As indicated in 16/17 there are plenty of double ls scattered through the grid. Although I’m confident about all the answers there are a couple of the short ones where the explanation of the wordplay may need improvement! Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24101/Shed

Posted by neildubya on 12th June 2007

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Very enjoyable puzzle from Shed. As you’ll see, there were a few bits and pieces I wasn’t sure about but was still able to make educated guesses thanks to some excellent clueing. Read the rest of this entry »

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FT 12,482/Quark – chaussez les étriers

Posted by neildubya on 12th June 2007

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Solving time : 21 mins approx

Solving this crossword at 6pm here in San Francisco was interrupted by, of all things, a Scottish pipe and drum band playing outside my window. Read the rest of this entry »

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