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Archive for September 22nd, 2007

Guardian 24,183 (Sat 15 Sep)/Paul – Vewy quiet

Posted by rightback on 22nd September 2007

rightback.

Solving time: 13:42

It felt as though I made fairly heavy weather of this; the long answers took longer than they should have, especially 11dn, and answers like MARSH GAS for ‘methane’ should have been instant.

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Financial Times 12,569 by Bradman

Posted by Pete Maclean on 22nd September 2007

Pete Maclean.

I believe this is the first Bradman puzzle I have attempted. It took me a while — longer than I would generally want to spend on a daily puzzle — perhaps because I am unused to the style, but I found it satisfying and challenging in parts. I was unable to get one answer (20D), am unsure about a second (27A) and cannot fully explain a third (12A). My favourite clues are 1A, 5A, 1D, 7D and 9D.

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