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Archive for September 2nd, 2008

Guardian 24,483/Gordius

Posted by Andrew on 2nd September 2008


It’s my first day back in the office after a week-and-a-bit’s holiday, so a large backlog of emails has somewhat delayed my blogging. A lot of obscure words and references, combined with some rather dodgy clueing (and not helped by the aforementioned email backlog), made this puzzle a bit of a slog, though there were some nice clues scattered in there.

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Independent 6827/Radian

Posted by neildubya on 2nd September 2008


I found this mostly reasonably easy but with a few tough spots here and there. I only spotted the Nina (in the perimeter running clockwise from the bottom left-hand corner) once I’d finished the puzzle – appropriately enough for the time of year it reads BRINGING IN THE SHEAVES, which is a traditional thanksgiving hymn which I presume is often sung around harvest festival time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times / 12862 by Armonie

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 2nd September 2008

C G Rishikesh.

Late blog because of late uploading of puzzle.

Some clues may have familiar wordplay but the puzzle on the whole is enjoyable.

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