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Archive for September 1st, 2008

Independent 6826 by Math

Posted by NealH on 1st September 2008


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

A varied puzzle with some interesting clues, including one or two I didn’t fully understand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,482 – Rufus

Posted by Uncle Yap on 1st September 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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Is free Guardian crossword up?

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 1st September 2008

C G Rishikesh.

I was looking forward to the Guardian’s free crossword this morning (Sept. 1) but even past noon IST it has not appeared.

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Guardian Genius No 62: a problem in dialectics

Posted by bridgesong on 1st September 2008


Although I’ve been a subscriber to the Guardian crossword website for some years now, this
is the first time that I’ve attempted a Genius crossword.  Having managed to complete this
one without too much difficulty (with one exception) I’m kicking myself for not having done
them previously.  Solving time was about a day (not spent exclusively on it).

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Private Eye/Cyclops 372 – Entertaining

Posted by beermagnet on 1st September 2008


An entertaining puzzle in more than one sense – I enjoyed it – and there are clues using “entertained by” as “container and contents” indicator more than once, but I only point this out because I noticed it, they are both very good clues. (I’m sure no-one notices these things unless e.g. doing a blog.)
Not as easy as last time, but nothing dreadfully hard. Read the rest of this entry »

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