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Archive for October 14th, 2008

Independent 6863/Morph – Little Pigs

Posted by John on 14th October 2008

John.

This little pig went to market,
This little pig stayed at home,
This little pig had roast beef,
This little pig had none,
And this little pig cried, Wee-wee-wee-wee-wee, I can’t find my way home
(The Famous Tommy Thumb’s Little Story Book (c. 1760))

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Financial Times 12,898 / Neo

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 14th October 2008

C G Rishikesh.

Not too easy, not too hard. For this puzzle I took full thirty minutes and a little more. After some crossings were in, I got the long perimeter entries at 1ac and 26ac but I don’t see the annotation for these and another long anagram as well. I have not solved two; they are short lights and every other letter is available at each slot, yet I am not trying as I don’t care much for the particular words: these are unexciting ones that a compiler has to fit in after some other long entries.

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Guardian 24,519 – Rover

Posted by Uncle Yap on 14th 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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