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Archive for October 21st, 2008

Independent 6,869/Virgilius – In A State

Posted by Ali on 21st October 2008


A nice, relatively gentle puzzle from Virgilius. There’s a mini-theme of people who share their name with US states, one of whom – 8/12A – got the better of me, largely due to a stupid error on 1D!

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Financial Times 12904 / Phssthpok

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 21st October 2008

C G Rishikesh.

I have been blogging every Tuesday since March 2008 but this is the first time I encountered a puzzle by Phssthpok.
I enjoyed solving this crossword, which is of average difficulty.
At the end of the alloted time, three clues remained to be solved – they are all in the bottom right corner.

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Guardian 24,525 – Chifonie

Posted by Uncle Yap on 21st 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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