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Archive for April 7th, 2008

Guardian 24356/Rufus

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 7th April 2008

Colin Blackburn.

I managed to solve this puzzle comfortably on the bus back home this morning. It’s a forty minute journey though I spent much of the time looking out of the window at the beautiful snowy landscape of the North Pennines. I also enjoyed the puzzle much more than some Rufus puzzles as he held back on his trademark clue type. There’s one homophone I’m not fully happy with and one cryptic definition I got wrong caused me to struggle on one of the easier clues. Oh, and there are also some very nice clues here.

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Crossword No 6700 by Al

Posted by NealH on 7th April 2008

NealH.

*=anag, <=reversed, [] =dropped

I’ve not come across this compiler before, so wasn’t sure what to expect. It was a good, although not horrendously difficult puzzle with some excellent attempts at deception. The only clue I didn’t really follow was 16 across. Read the rest of this entry »

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