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Archive for October 18th, 2007

Guardian 24211 / Auster – Monster mistake

Posted by tilsit on 18th October 2007

tilsit.

Solving time: 9 minutes

Sometimes when I encounter what I believe to be a less than adequate puzzle, I tell myself that it’s aimed at the easier end of the scale and solvers need puzzles like this to advance their experience.  I can’t justify that with today’s puzzle. 

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Independent 6554/Merlin

Posted by neildubya on 18th October 2007

neildubya.

Just spotted the Nina in this puzzle – look at the unchecked letters around the perimeter (the left-hand side doesn’t work properly because it needs a three-letters rather than four). Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 12,582 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 18th October 2007

Pete Maclean.

This was for me a bit more difficult than the average Cincinnus but just as impressive. There were two clues I did not completely understand (10A and 19D).

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