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Independent 6675 by Nestor

Posted by nmsindy on 14th March 2008

nmsindy.

I’d the privilege of meeting Nestor briefly at the Listener setters’ dinner on the day this puzzle appeared.  I told him I’d struggled with it on the train, but I think he assured me the Nestor puzzles were quite easy!

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Last Saturday’s Independent Prize Puzzle

Posted by neildubya on 14th March 2008

neildubya.

Around about this time each week I usually post a blog about the Saturday prize puzzle in the Independent. However, as I spent most of the weekend preparing to move house and then most of this week actually moving I haven’t had to time to solve the puzzle, let alone blog it. So if any of the other bloggers want to jump in here then please feel free. 

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Independent 6680/Phi

Posted by neildubya on 14th March 2008

neildubya.

A very nice puzzle with a mini-theme based on 28a. Eminently solvable, even for occasional wine drinkers like myself. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24336/Araucaria – noblesse oblige

Posted by ilancaron on 14th March 2008

ilancaron.

This got postponed throughout all of yesterday as various things intervened. Anyway, a rather noble effort by Araucaria that had me looking up a few aristocratic references. Shirley has clarified things below…
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