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Archive for September 16th, 2008

Independent 6839/Eimi

Posted by John on 16th September 2008

John.

Having solved half of this fairly easily I became stuck for a longer period than usual. And this is not surprising in view of the fact that 10 of the 30 answers have more unchecked than checked letters. Several times I came up against an answer with only two out of five, three out of seven, or four out of nine checked letters, and no chance of any further help. Indeed one of them I still can’t do, and one or two of the others I’m¬†rather unsure of. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 12874 / Crux

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 16th September 2008

C G Rishikesh.

Unlike last Tuesday I could do this puzzle – all but four – within 30 minutes. The others might come after I give the crossie a rest but my blog can’t wait indefinitely.¬†Others might of course put in the missing answers.

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Guardian 24,495 – Puck

Posted by Uncle Yap on 16th 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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