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Archive for May 9th, 2008

Independent 6728

Posted by John on 9th May 2008

John.

All but three or four seemed to be the usual pleasant accessible Phi crossword, but then I became totally stuck on 11dn, 21dn perhaps, 22dn perhaps and 25ac, and eventually I had to use various electronic cheating devices. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 6723/Bannsider

Posted by neildubya on 9th May 2008

neildubya.

Great puzzle from this highly consistent setter with a mini-theme I would never have spotted if fellow blogger nmsindy hadn’t sent me the following:

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Guardian 24384/Brendan — say something.

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 9th May 2008

Colin Blackburn.

As ever an excellent puzzle from Brendan. It was quickly apparent that every clue ended in “, say”. After solving a few it became clear that Brendan was using “say” in a number of capacities: definition by example, homophone, part of the fodder, and as the definition itself. This led to more homophones than you’d normally get in a daily puzzle but Brendan balanced this with some superb examples of this clue type. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inquisitor 70 – ‘Armless Fun by Loda

Posted by duncanshiell on 9th May 2008

duncanshiell.

This was a very enjoyable exercise in ‘thinking outside the box’.

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