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Archive for December 10th, 2008

Guardian 24568 / Arachne

Posted by mhl on 10th December 2008


Good clues with some excellent surface readings; there are a couple I’m not quite convinced by, but maybe people can clarify them.

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Financial Times 12,947 by Aardvark

Posted by Gaufrid on 10th December 2008


For a change, a ‘straight’ crossword on a Wednesday, with no theme or gimmicks. Some of the anagram and insertion etc indicators were unusual (to say the least) but they could all be justified by one of the definitions in Chambers.

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Independent 6,912 by Dac

Posted by Simon Harris on 10th December 2008

Simon Harris.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone

Hello everyone. This is my first post here, so I hope you’ll forgive any rookie errors. I think neildubya went easy on me, handing me this enjoyable one from Dac. A satisfying puzzle nevertheless, with a few interesting clues and a couple of new words and terms (new to me, at least). Read the rest of this entry »

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