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Archive for July 14th, 2008

Independent 6784 by Eimi

Posted by NealH on 14th July 2008

NealH.

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

A Zimbabwe themed puzzle from Eimi, with the definition for Robert Mugabe (“one destroying his country”) only controversial if you’re one of Mugabe’s ruling circle. There was a fair amount of obscure stuff (snib, snoek and obeah were all new to me), but made a little easier if you spotted that the sides of the grid spelled Rhodesia and Zimbabwe respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24439/Rufus

Posted by beermagnet on 14th July 2008

beermagnet.

Is Rufus getting harder? I had some trouble with this – particularly in the top left corner.
Lots of CDs and DDs (Cryptic Definitions and Double Defs) and not many anagrams (I can only see 3!) meant it was tricky for me.

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