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Archive for August 12th, 2008

Guardian 24,465 / Paul – Do I Do

Posted by golgonooza on 12th August 2008

golgonooza.

A few parties in this one, as well as the great Stevie Wonder who wrote the above song. Some penny-dropping moments for me in this one, maybe my brain’s not switched on properly today, or more likely there is some very cunning clueing from Paul.

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Independent 6809/Virgilius (but only if you bought the paper)

Posted by neildubya on 12th August 2008

neildubya.

If you solved the online puzzle today then this post is going to be of no use to you because, as it says in a note under the printed version of the puzzle: “For technical reasons a different puzzle is online today”. I have no idea what those technical reasons are but the printed grid does have the word OF printed in central square (see the explanation for 15/4 below) and maybe it wasn’t possible to do that in the online version.

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Financial Times 12844 / Jason

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 12th August 2008

C G Rishikesh.

I solved Ac 26, 9, 31, 30, 29, 12, 13, 14 and 28 first before having to move to the Dn set, where I got 1, 3, 5, 25, 24, 23, 22, 18, 20, and the latter half of 19 (…LESS) before I had to ponder for other answers.

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