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Archive for April 15th, 2008

Independent 6707/Virgilius – Placeholder

Posted by tilsit on 15th April 2008

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Guardian 24363/Brummie

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 15th April 2008

Colin Blackburn.

Several very easy hidden clues mingled in with some more difficult clues. One word I had to cheat on and look up, another I just couldn’t get despite it being easy, with hindsight! In addition there were a two themes running through the puzzle. The four outer entries all contained colours. The second theme was then based on 1a. However, the answer to this one brings back painful memories of a Listener failure in 2007 that I recently discovered through the annual statistics.

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Financial Times 12742 / by Highlander

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 15th April 2008

C G Rishikesh.
I breezed through this crossword, taking less than 15 minutes. This time around I solved all but a couple of Down clues first before looking at the Across set. When once these were put down, some of the Acrosses were correctly guessed even before reading the clues or before reading them fully.

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