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Archive for May 7th, 2008

Independent 6726/Dac – Elegant stuff

Posted by tilsit on 7th May 2008

tilsit.

Solving time:  15 mins

A nice enjoyable puzzle from one of the Indy’s stable of fine setters.  Several really excellent clues including 14 across, 17 down (hope he doesn’t sue!) and 23 across.

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FINANCIAL TIMES, No.12761 set by MONK

Posted by Octofem on 7th May 2008

Octofem.

Quite a tricky one and I was stumped by the bones question at 19d.  Will await explanations from those more successful.

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Guardian 24382/Araucaria – running true to form

Posted by ilancaron on 7th May 2008

ilancaron.

Somehow I was on an Araucarian wavelength today which is unusual for me. But nonetheless I was very grateful in a couple of places for wordplay since the definition was beyond me, e.g. 20A. Edits from comments below…

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