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Archive for June 12th, 2008

Independent 6757/Virgilius

Posted by neildubya on 12th June 2008

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The 2008 US Open Golf Championship starts today at the Torrey Pines course in San Diego, CA. Virgilius commemorates this fact in his usual inimitable style. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24413 Paul – “Wat, Watt, What ?”

Posted by neildubya on 12th June 2008

neildubya.

Harder than the average Paul today – or maybe my brain is slow in sympathy with this BT Broadband connection.

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Independent on Sunday 956 by Quixote (8 June 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on 12th June 2008

nmsindy.

This appeared in the IoS on the day that Don Manley’s guide to cryptic crosswords was given out free with the paper. I thought perhaps some of those new solvers might turn to this puzzle (Quixote being Don’s Indy pseudonym), but it’s more likely they’d look at the puzzles in the guide itself.

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Financial Times 12,782 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 12th June 2008

Pete Maclean.

I found this Cincinnus distinctly more difficult than I am used to. Did others feel the same? It carries on his elegant quality with great clues such as 13A, 19A, 5D and 24D. Some clues that stumped me for a while were 13A, 14D and 20D.

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