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Archive for January 25th, 2008

Independent 6638 / Phi Where was Les SylPHIdes?

Posted by tilsit on 25th January 2008

tilsit.

Pirouetting into sight today is Phi with a puzzle containing some well-known (and not so well-known) ballets.

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Guardian 24,294, Taupi: Poetic licence

Posted by michod on 25th January 2008

michod.

Easier than it looked at first glance. Some nice clues, with concise and convincing surfaces. One or two slightly loose definitions, but I guess you can put that down to 8down!

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Independent 6633/Nimrod

Posted by neildubya on 25th January 2008

neildubya.

Having just blogged Nimrod’s Thursday puzzle (6637) I can say that I found this one the easier of the two. I’m not really a big fan of long anagrams and I was lucky to get the two here reasonably early on. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inquisitor 55 SLOPING OFF by Kea

Posted by Hihoba on 25th January 2008

Hihoba.

This was a corker!! I’m still not completely convinced that we’ve got it right, but here goes.

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FT 12,674/Bradman

Posted by smiffy on 25th January 2008

smiffy.

As one has come to expect from Bradman (or any other of his pseuDONyms), flawless technical merit receives a healthy dollop of creative/lateral thinking. ‘Twas ever thus, it seems.

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