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Archive for August 18th, 2008

Independent 6814 by Punk

Posted by NealH on 18th August 2008


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

Some very tricky, well disguised clues today. Mostly very good, but I thought 6 down was taking things a bit too far. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,470 – Rufus

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 18th August 2008

Ciaran McNulty.

I found this fairly easy going, even for a Monday. Mainly composed of a few anagrams, double-definitions and more than the usual amount of cryptic definitions, it was a nice distraction but not much to get your teeth into.

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Private Eye/Cyclops Crossword 371 – Easy does it

Posted by beermagnet on 18th August 2008


I don’t note solving times but maybe I ought to start as I’m pretty sure I must’ve had a Personal Best for this one. Must’ve been about 15 minutes. There was nothing here to cause a hold-up. Last clue in, 14/27 Alistair Darling, I would have got with fewer crossing letters if I’d had to and I was quite surprised to find a complete grid.
Of course, looking back on it now (the next day) I realise this was one of the easiest Eye crosswords for some time. Read the rest of this entry »

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