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Archive for August 3rd, 2008

Guardian Genius 61: That’s One… Word, by Paul

Posted by jetdoc on 3rd August 2008

jetdoc.

A challenging solve, especially for those unfamiliar with Paul’s somewhat libertarian approach; but plenty of fun, and I got through it pretty quickly once I’d solved about four.

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Azed 1887: Calling a spade a spade (or a foot plough)

Posted by jetdoc on 3rd August 2008

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A more demanding puzzle than some of Azed’s recent ones; and, to me, all the better for that. As usual, I learnt a few new words, though I’m not sure when I’ll ever use them.

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Guardian 24,451 – Araucaria

Posted by Uncle Yap on 3rd August 2008

Uncle Yap.

From Prize Crossword 24451 – 26th July 2008
dd = double definition
cd = cryptic definition
rev = reversed or reversal
ins = insertion
cha = charade
ha = hidden answer
*(fodder) = anagram

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