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Archive for August 3rd, 2007

Guardian 24146/Arachne

Posted by linxit on 3rd August 2007

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Solving time – 15:41

This started off very easy and I had most of the top half finished in a couple of minutes, but my momentum slipped away and I eventually ground to a halt with 15 down left. All I could think of at first was FLANDERS, which I know is in Belgium and couldn’t be the answer. That one clue makes up about a third of the total solving time.

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Independent 6489/Nimrod

Posted by neildubya on 3rd August 2007

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Fairly easy puzzle from Nimrod, although getting the 3 long down clues early on definitely helped. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 6484 (28-07-07)/Monk – Never Straightforward

Posted by neildubya on 3rd August 2007

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Very entertaining puzzle from Monk. Of course, it wouldn’t be Monk with a Nina of some sort and I spotted this one once I solved 17/18/19A – the unchecked letters in the top row of the grid are all Ns and in the bottom row they’re all Ss.

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