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Archive for September 10th, 2008

Guardian 24,490/Araucaria

Posted by Andrew on 10th September 2008


I’d only just finished Araucaria’s Saturday puzzle, which I found very hard, so I was a bit apprehensive when I saw his name again. Fortunately this one was a lot less troublesome, though still a challenge, but a lot of fun too, with its tour of some of Europe’s art galleries.

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Independent 6,834/Dac

Posted by Ali on 10th September 2008


Busy busy today, so apologies for the late (and quick) blog. I found this fairly tough in places but, as ever, some lovely clues from Dac, with some nicely misleading surfaces. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by Gaufrid on 10th September 2008


This one doesn’t need my usual detailed analysis and so there are few comments (it’s not just laziness on my part :-)  A good starter for those new to cryptic crosswords but hardly satisfying for more seasoned campaigners. I have a quibble about 15a (see below) but apart from that everything was quite straightforward, although I did need to check the answer to 12a in Chambers before entering it.

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