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Archive for November 25th, 2008

Independent 6,899/Virgilius – It’s all about U

Posted by Ali on 25th November 2008


Great stuff as ever from the V-man. There’s a theme running through this one, with 9/25A kicking things off and then numerous references to the letter “U” in both clues and answers. I found some of this a little trickier than usual, but got there in the end with a few guesses.

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Guardian 24,555 – Paul

Posted by Uncle Yap on 25th 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 12,934 / Phssthpok

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 25th November 2008

C G Rishikesh.

This puzzle is none-too-easy. In the allotted time, four clues are still to go. Can’t put on the thinking cap all the time! I am sure my friends will fill me in.

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