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Archive for March 6th, 2008

Guardian 24239/Pasquale – missed the sugar

Posted by ilancaron on 6th March 2008

ilancaron.

Always a pleasure to encounter Pasquale in The Guardian. One of the reasons is that you know that his wordplay will always be (eventually!) justifiable and sensible — with just the right touch of humor. A couple of unknown words for me which had me looking things up (e.g. ALIENOR and CYRENE).

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Financial Times / 12709 by Flimsy

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 6th March 2008

C G Rishikesh.

Across

1 NESTLE -  two definitions Рthe accent mark on the final e in the first definition is ignored

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Independent 6673/Morph

Posted by neildubya on 6th March 2008

neildubya.

Very enjoyable puzzle from Morph – one of the easier Thursday puzzles we’ve had for a while. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent on Sunday 942 by Quixote (2 Mar 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on 6th March 2008

nmsindy.

Some unfamiliar words, in which the clues helped with friendly wordplay. Quite easy overall, solving time, 17 mins

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Sloggers and Betters 4 – a pub and meal evening on 4/4

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 6th March 2008

petebiddlecombe.

As some readers will know, we’ve had a few evening meetings at London pubs for contributors to and readers of this blog, Times for the Times and Tony Sever’s RTC3. Both times, we’ve also had some setters present. S&B 1-3 were attended by about 20 people each.

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Financial Times 12,699 by Cinephile — A puzzle for bird brains?

Posted by Pete Maclean on 6th March 2008

Pete Maclean.

Here is one of those characteristic Cinephile themed puzzles, this one with a fairly easy theme to spot — chickens.

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