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Archive for July 15th, 2008

Independent 6785/Virgilius

Posted by neildubya on 15th July 2008

neildubya.

Easy, enjoyable and cleverly constructed puzzle from Virgilius with a theme explained in the three across answers in the middle of the grid, all of which are homophones of Ts. Every answer has at least one T in it and there are another 8 black Ts in the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 12820 / Dante

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 15th July 2008

C G Rishikesh.

I downloaded the crossword and solved most of it quickly. However, I was called away from home and was back only at about 7 p.m. IST. At that time the bottom left corner had some holes. Am writing this in a brief interregnum before going to the temple for a committee meeting. Typos have since been fixed.

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Situation Vacant

Posted by neildubya on 15th July 2008

neildubya.

One of our Guardian bloggers is stepping down from active duty so we have an opening. You don’t need to be a super solver but you will need to be able to blog once a week. If you’re interested, please email me at [email protected].

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Guardian 24441/Rover – placeholder

Posted by ilancaron on 15th July 2008

ilancaron.

see you…

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Financial Times 12,813 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 15th July 2008

Uncle Yap.

From FT Monday 7 July 2008

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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