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Archive for July 8th, 2008

Independent 6779/Punk

Posted by John on 8th July 2008

John.

The usual tough but excellent puzzle from Punk. At one stage I thought I would never get going and would have to admit defeat, but eventually all was well. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Independent | 9 Comments »

Financial Times 12814 / Quark

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 8th July 2008

C G Rishikesh.
Not too easy, not too hard. First I solved Ac 15,21,9,1,25,4,13,28 and Dn 5,28,7,23,2,6,22 before a brief holdup. At the end of my allotted time, I have some four clues to go (all in bottom right corner). But I must go.

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Posted in FT | 3 Comments »

Guardian 24435/Gordius – Bristol city

Posted by ilancaron on 8th July 2008

ilancaron.

Ran into several problems here with unfamiliar definitions requiring a bit of research, 10A still available… Also feels like a theme here but I can’t quite put my finger on it: e.g. several clues refer to “little creature”, boat pushing and two adjacent clues have boob in the clue and answer. In light of comments below, I guess there is a theme after all, namely, obscure Brit politicians.
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Posted in Guardian | 20 Comments »