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Archive for June 16th, 2008

Independent 6760 by Glow-Worm

Posted by NealH on 16th June 2008

NealH.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed

I found this quite tough and there were a number of tricky, deceptive clues. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,409 (Sat 7 Jun)/Brummie – Camera work

Posted by rightback on 16th June 2008

rightback.

Solving time: About 15 mins I think.

The eight answers clued by definition wordplay only (asterisked below) were all types of camera, which took me a long time to spot; I think a combination of DIGITAL and PINHOLE provided the breakthrough. I’d never heard of PLATE or BROWNIE cameras, while I found the wordplay to POLAROID the hardest.

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Guardian 24,416 – Rufus

Posted by Uncle Yap on 16th June 2008

Uncle Yap.

Common abbreviations used
dd = double definition
cd = cryptic definition
rev = reversed or reversal
ins = insertion
cha = charade
* = anagram

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