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Archive for October 28th, 2008

Independent 6875 by Eimi

Posted by nmsindy on 28th October 2008

nmsindy.

A puzzle in Eimi’s very individual style, which I found quite easy – solving time, 15 mins.   Quite a few references in clues that I was not personally familiar with, but these did not prevent solving and I was able to verify most of them afterwards.

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Posted in Independent | 12 Comments »

Guardian 24,531 – Paul

Posted by Uncle Yap on 28th 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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Posted in Guardian | 16 Comments »

Financial Times 12910 / Jason

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 28th October 2008

C G Rishikesh.

I had a slow start but managed to complete the puzzle in reasonable time. Last to fall was top right corner. Clue 17 ac is excellent but some clues (e.g., 4 ac) are not exciting by way of wordplay.

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Posted in FT | 7 Comments »