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Independent 6881/Radian

Posted by neildubya on 4th November 2008

neildubya.

Anyone would think there was some sort of election happening today… Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,537 – Gordius

Posted by Uncle Yap on 4th November 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 12916 / Armonie

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 4th November 2008

C G Rishikesh.

A good puzzle. There may be a couple of old chestnuts (e.g., 26ac) but many clues for even familiar and often-encountered words (e.g., EXPRESS) have been given a new twist. The surface reading of many clues is absolutely smooth and so very plausible: solvers deal with the components and the result of the action is something more than mechanical: they get a pleasurable sensation, a sense of satisfaction.   

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