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Archive for November 27th, 2008

Guardian 24, 557 set by Logodaedalus

Posted by Eileen on 27th November 2008

Eileen.

I don’t remember seeing  a Logodaedalus puzzle for a while, so it’s a welcome return. I found this pretty straightforward, with some nice surfaces and anagrams, although I have a couple of quibbles. I’ve learned two new words today.

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Independent 6901/Mordred

Posted by neildubya on 27th November 2008

neildubya.

A very good puzzle from Mordred – tricky, but not impenetrably so, and good fun to solve. There’s a Nina too, in the 8th row of the grid, although I’m not sure what significance it has, if any. Read the rest of this entry »

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FINANCIAL TIMES NO. 12,936 set by ALBERICH, Nov27, 2008

Posted by Octofem on 27th November 2008

Octofem.

An intriguing puzzle which proved less daunting than it seemed at first glance. Two short words in the top left hand corner stumped me most. I have included one or two probable answers without explanation in the hopes that the usual stalwarts will provide illumination. (Now provided by Geoff.  I amend with thanks.)

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Independent on Sunday 980 by Quixote (23 Nov 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on 27th November 2008

nmsindy.

Only 20 puzzleS to go now till Quixote’s 1000th. Always a very accessible puzzle, solving time, 15 mins.

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Financial Times 12,927 – Mudd

Posted by Uncle Yap on 27th November 2008

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 17 November 2008
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 12,926 by Cinephile

Posted by Pete Maclean on 27th November 2008

Pete Maclean.

FT Weekend Prize Puzzle from November 15
This proved for me to be the easiest Cinephile puzzle I have done in a long time and one of the best.

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