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Archive for October 17th, 2008

FT 12,901/Aardvark

Posted by smiffy on 17th October 2008

smiffy.

Running slightly late today, so I’ll keep the small-talk to a minimum.  If anything is unclear or dubious then please leave a message at the tone……

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Independent 6,866/Punk

Posted by Ali on 17th October 2008

Ali.

This was a nice treat as I’m a big fan of Punk and was expecting to see Phi. I only managed a handful of clues in the first run through and worried that this might be a toughie, but then everything suddenly clicked and I raced through the rest in about 15 minutes, albeit with a couple of assumptions. Nevertheless, some very neat stuff here from this excellent, soon-to-be-Brazil-bound setter! Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 6861/Scorpion (Prize puzzle 11-10-08)

Posted by neildubya on 17th October 2008

neildubya.

I thought this was a fantastic puzzle: fair and clever (though sometimes complex) wordplay, amusing definitions and some very nice surfaces. Can’t ask for more than that really. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,522/Quantum

Posted by Andrew on 17th October 2008

Andrew.

I’m a bit pushed for time this morning so apologies for the rather brief comments. A mixed bag today, I thought – nothing terribly exciting, and a few cryptic definitions that I thought were less than brilliant (18ac, 24ac, 6dn). Maybe it’s just me?

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Inquisitor 93 – REDRESS by Phi

Posted by Hihoba on 17th October 2008

Hihoba.

I got the TV message straight away. REDRESS and TransVestite (not TeleVision!) indicated that we had to do some cross-dressing.

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