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Archive for November 18th, 2008

Financial Times 12,928 by Neo

Posted by Gaufrid on 18th November 2008

Gaufrid.

Rishi is having problems with his computer and has asked me to cover for him. Rather like Friday’s puzzle, this was a mixed bag of the very easy and the rather more obscure, particularly 26d for which I required Wikipedia to confirm. The clue for 9a appears to be deficient.

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Independent 6893/Tees

Posted by neildubya on 18th November 2008

neildubya.

A thoroughly enjoyable puzzle with some great clues and a mini-theme. Two or three potentially tricky words (5, 11 and 25) but I thought these were all fairly clued and very gettable from the wordplay. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,549 – Brummie

Posted by Uncle Yap on 18th 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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