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Archive for September 28th, 2007

FT 12,575/Adamant – “Somewhat” Inappropriate?

Posted by smiffy on 28th September 2007

smiffy.

The only real stumbling block today for me was 18A, which took me several minutes of plodding through the alphabet until I could find an answer that justified the clue.  10A doesn’t work, in my opinion, but I’ll gladly stand corrected.

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Beelzebub 918/Phi (16-09-07)

Posted by neildubya on 28th September 2007

neildubya.

I found this very easy – no Chambers or Bradford needed. There were some difficult words in the puzzle (31A,19D) but I was helped on these by checking letters and the straightforward clueing.

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Independent 6537 by Bannsider

Posted by nmsindy on 28th September 2007

nmsindy.

I know with Bannsider that it will be tough and it was.    Got there in the end – one or two that I cannot fully see the wordplay.    Some very good clues as always.

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Independent 6532/Monk

Posted by neildubya on 28th September 2007

neildubya.

A something-for-everyone puzzle from Monk. A few easy clues to get you going, some hard ones to stretch you, a bit of innovation here and there and some good old-fashioned smut. Not forgetting the ubiquious Nina of course, which is explained below at 5D. Bravo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inquisitor 38/Nutmeg – OI

Posted by loonapick on 28th September 2007

loonapick.

For once I tackled the Inquisitor on the day of publication, and, by lunchtime, it was finished. 

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