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Archive for April 22nd, 2008

Independent 6713/Punk – Rubbish

Posted by John on 22nd April 2008

John.

Well not really; rather good, as I have come to expect from Punk. At first he seemed rather difficult and unsatisfactory, but increasingly nowadays I enjoy his well-constructed crosswords. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,369 : Pasquale – “Bad Tahr Day”

Posted by neildubya on 22nd April 2008

neildubya.

Between a SNAFU with my contract and a chest cold, I actually had some leisure to look at this properly this morning. Just as well – Pasquale is one of the compilers who has in the past beaten me rather badly. Today’s puzzle fortunately had some easier clues that gave you an “in”. A first-rate puzzle with some groan-out-loud puns and a couple of real stinkers.

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Financial Times 12748 / The Crux of the Matter

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 22nd April 2008

C G Rishikesh.

Across

1 JERRY BUILDER – jerry, ? – Gerald gives ‘jerry’ but I don’t know how Bob yields ‘builder’. The phrase itself is new to me but the second word can be easily got from the crossings B, I, D, R – all from sure answers.

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