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Archive for July 11th, 2008

Independent 6777/Scorpion

Posted by neildubya on 11th July 2008

neildubya.

This was the best prize puzzle I’ve done in some time. That’s not to say the others weren’t any good, just that this one was really good. Lots of great clues and invention, and a few laughs here and there. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 6782/Phi

Posted by neildubya on 11th July 2008

neildubya.

I had a feeling this might turn out to be pangrammatic when answers like 14,17a and 4 went in. I found this a bit tougher than usual for Phi and had to “reveal” one answer. Read the rest of this entry »

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FT no.12816, Set by Sleuth, July 10

Posted by Octofem on 11th July 2008

Octofem.

Sorry for delay – it finally reached me!  Nothing of great note here, but nothing to cause complaint either.
ACROSS

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Financial Times 12,817 – Bradman

Posted by Uncle Yap on 11th July 2008

Uncle Yap.

Common abbreviations used
dd = double definition
cd = cryptic definition
rev = reversed or reversal
ins = insertion
cha = charade
ha = hidden answer
*(fodder) = anagram

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Guardian 24,438 – Brendan

Posted by Uncle Yap on 11th July 2008

Uncle Yap.

Common abbreviations used
dd = double definition
cd = cryptic definition
rev = reversed or reversal
ins = insertion
cha = charade
ha = hidden answer
*(fodder) = anagram

Read the rest of this entry »

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