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Archive for October 9th, 2007

Independent 6546 / Virgilius – It’s rocket science!

Posted by tilsit on 9th October 2007

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Solving Time:  17 minutes

Another breathtaking puzzle from Virgilius, who is surely in the elite of setters. 
The clues are all thematic, concise, read splendidly and bring a smile to the face
(Especially 14/18 across!!).

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Independent 6538/Math (29-09-07)

Posted by neildubya on 9th October 2007

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Apologies for the delay in posting this – I solved the puzzle but then didn’t get a chance to blog it. This is the first Saturday crossword from Math, and it has a Britpop-type theme to it, but you don’t need to know anything about contemporary music in order to solve it. I’ve asterisked all the answers that contained bands that I’d heard of although it’s possible I missed a couple.  All in all, a very enjoyable puzzle and I’m impressed that Math managed to squeeze so many thematic answers into the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,203, Chifonie: Can footballers play rugby?

Posted by michod on 9th October 2007

michod.

Good stuff – one of two 3 downs for me in the other downs, but lots of decent clues too. 

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Fifteensquared and Facebook

Posted by neildubya on 9th October 2007

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A few of us bloggers are on Facebook and I recently set up a Fifteensquared group there. If you fancy joining us, just go to www.facebook.com, create a profile (if you haven’t got one already) and then do a search for “fifteensquared”. If you’re wondering what on earth I’m talking about, take a look at this.

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