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Archive for November 21st, 2007

Independent 6583/Dac – Wednesday 21.11.07

Posted by John on 21st November 2007

John.

As usual Dac’s clues are consistently excellent. Few stand out (except for 14D), but they are always sound and have clear good surfaces. It’s a bit like Mozart (although Dac might feel a bit flattered to be compared to Mozart) - you think “how simple, I could have done that”, but no. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,240 Paul – “Egrets: I’ve Had a Few …”

Posted by neildubya on 21st November 2007

neildubya.

A very pleasant and reasonably humane puzzle from Paul. The best strategy with his puzzles I find is to pick off the rare easy ones, hope they give you letters for the multi-word solutions he loves and then hope in turn that you then have enough letters to work out the absolute beasts. Lots of hoping involved (with me anyway).

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