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Archive for July 24th, 2008

Inquisitor 81 – QUESTION AND ANSWER by Quixote

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 24th July 2008

Colin Blackburn.

A fairly light puzzle from Quixote this week, though I don’t mean that in a bad way. I worked through the puzzle very quickly, for me, getting stuck on just one of the cryptic clues. This in turn meant not being able to fully resolve two of the unclued rows.

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Independent 6793 by Morph

Posted by nmsindy on 24th July 2008

nmsindy.

This was a very clever themed puzzle, the theme of which became clear to me only at the very end.   Solving time, 51 mins

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Guardian 24,449, Brendan – A Shaw Thing

Posted by golgonooza on 24th July 2008

golgonooza.

A great themed puzzle from Brendan for my first blog – based around George Bernard Shaw and My Fair Lady. I really enjoyed doing this but had recourse to wikipedia for some of the characters and references, not being a massive fan of the film or Shaw.

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FINANCIAL TIMES No. 12,828, Set by Orense

Posted by Octofem on 24th July 2008

Octofem.

DON’T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY, BABY. 
 
An easier puzzle after Gaufrid’s task yesterday with his Tiffany cats.  Rather a lot of anagrams again, but
 some ingenious ways of signalling them.

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Independent on Sunday 962 by Quixote – 20 Jul 2008

Posted by nmsindy on 24th July 2008

nmsindy.

A good deal harder than usual, I thought – solving time, 32 mins.

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FINANCIAL TIMES 12,818 by Cincinnus (12 July)

Posted by Gaufrid on 24th July 2008

Gaufrid.

Not much to comment about in this one. A couple of relatively obscure words but not too difficult to determine from the wordplay. Some enjoyable clues, I particularly liked 3D.

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