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Archive for January 10th, 2008

Independent 6625/Nestor

Posted by neildubya on 10th January 2008

neildubya.

This was mostly not too difficult and great fun to solve, as always from Nestor but there’s one clue I couldn’t get (10d) and eventually had to concede defeat and look it up. Annoyingly, I still don’t understand the wordplay. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24281/Yo, Pasquale!

Posted by ilancaron on 10th January 2008

ilancaron.

I think the theme here is famous people that I’ve heard of — unless someone can find a better link between BLAIR, PRESCOTT, FATS WALLER, Stirling and Kate MOSS, Gordon Brown, PARIS HILTON, Dean RUSK, Peter Shilton, Abe Lincoln, Thomas Becket, ABEL… they all speak English?… OK, except for ABEL.

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Independent on Sunday 934 by Quixote

Posted by nmsindy on 10th January 2008

nmsindy.

The usual pleasing, accessible, puzzle by Quixote – solving time, 17 mins.

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Financial Times 12,652 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 10th January 2008

Pete Maclean.

Cincinnus again brings us an enjoyable puzzle with a few brilliant clues. I particularly like 4D, 7D and 18D.

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