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Archive for August 29th, 2008

Independent 6824 by Phi

Posted by nmsindy on 29th August 2008

nmsindy.

Typical Phi crossword in which everything stacks up.   Solving time, 16 mins.

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Posted in Independent | 6 Comments »

Guardian 24,480 – Rover

Posted by Uncle Yap on 29th August 2008

Uncle Yap.

dd = double definition
cd = cryptic definition
rev = reversed or reversal
ins = insertion
cha = charade
ha = hidden answer
*(fodder) = anagram

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Posted in Guardian | 15 Comments »

Financial Times, 12,859 Set by Falcon. August 29,2008

Posted by Octofem on 29th August 2008

Octofem.

At first glance rather daunting with so many literary allusions.  However, the word play was very simple in most cases, and kind Google came to my aid with details.  Alan seemed to be a favourite name!

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Independent 6819/Bannsider (23-08-08)

Posted by neildubya on 29th August 2008

neildubya.

Another superb puzzle from Bannsider with some very original and rigourous clueing. Very tough too, but always a pleasure to solve. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Independent | 9 Comments »

Inquisitor 86 – Unfinished Business by Loda

Posted by duncanshiell on 29th August 2008

duncanshiell.

I am not at all sure that I have got this puzzle right, as my solution to the final step does not seem to meet all the criteria that I would expect it to meet. However, I can’t find an viable alternative, so I have submitted this answer.

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Posted in Inquisitor | 10 Comments »