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Archive for October 31st, 2007

Inquisitors

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 31st October 2007

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The report for No. 42 is now complete.  And 43 is solved so will be blogged promptly.

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Independent 6565/Dac — a river runs through it.

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 31st October 2007

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Usual high quality fare from Dac: excellent surfaces, good clear wordplay, and at least one I have failed to get. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,222 – Araucaria/Is there a theme?

Posted by loonapick on 31st October 2007

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A typically challenging puzzle from the master himself.  There are a few mini-themes such as religion (NUNNERY, WHITED SEPULCHRE, LOURDES, EXCOMMUNICATION), the Crusades (GRAIL, BALDWIN), a couple of medical terms (FEMORAL, LUSTRAL) and a couple of Welsh towns (MAESTEG, DOLGELLAU), but I can’t bring it all together, so either I’m looking for something that isn’t there, or it’s gone over my head.

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