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Archive for September 10th, 2008

Guardian 24,490/Araucaria

Posted by Andrew on 10th September 2008

Andrew.

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

Ali.

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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FINANCIAL TIMES 12,869 by GOZO

Posted by Gaufrid on 10th September 2008

Gaufrid.

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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