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Archive for June 25th, 2008

Azed 1881

Posted by bridgesong on 25th June 2008

bridgesong.

I offered to do this blog, then discovered that I had thrown out my copy of the solution, which doesn’t yet appear to be available on the Guardian/Observer website, so I had to solve it for a second time, but without an up to date Chambers. This time it took about half an hour, but it was much longer the first time. Quite a lot of unfamiliar words this week.

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Independent 6,768/Dac

Posted by Ali on 25th June 2008

Ali.

Definitely harder than the average Dac I thought, with some lesser known words here and there. Good clues as ever though.

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Financial Times 12,803 – Cinephile

Posted by Uncle Yap on 25th 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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Guardian 24,424 – Audreus

Posted by Uncle Yap on 25th 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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