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Archive for October 7th, 2008

Independent 6857/Virgilius — Normal Service Again

Posted by John on 7th October 2008


What a relief. When no crossword appeared on Monday, I wondered if the Indy had quietly dropped it, but when I rang them they admitted their error. To do them justice, they did at least say that they’d made a mistake, and this morning they didn’t hide behind “technical reasons”; “a production error” was at least more or less the case. “A cock-up” would have been more accurate, though.

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Guardian 24,513 – Puck

Posted by Uncle Yap on 7th October 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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Financial Times 12892 / Highlander

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 7th October 2008

C G Rishikesh.

Just a glance at the clues and I realised that, as one coming after weekend and prize puzzles, this crossword is a piece of cake.

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