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Archive for November 11th, 2008

Financial Times 12,922 by Crux

Posted by Gaufrid on 11th November 2008

Gaufrid.

Rishi is usually an early poster so I think it is safe to assume by now that he is unable to join us today. I have therefore produced this relatively brief substitute blog. Nothing too difficult in this puzzle except perhaps 26d where the checked letters (_e_s) were of little help. 4a appears to be flawed and I’m not particularly happy with 17d, as explained below.

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Independent 6887/Eimi

Posted by John on 11th November 2008

John.

A Remembrance Day-themed crossword from Eimi most of which was pleasant and accessible but which I found hard to finish. Help needed with 22dn, please. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,543 – Pasquale

Posted by Uncle Yap on 11th 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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