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Archive for January 6th, 2009

Independent 6934/Virgilius

Posted by John on 6th January 2009


A typically excellent crossword from Virgilius to start the new year.  The two themes — anagrams of colours and some other pairs of anagrams — are no doubt related in some very clever way, but unfortunately I can’t see how. No doubt someone will explain. This seemed unusually difficult for a Virgilius. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 12,967 / Moodim

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 6th January 2009

C G Rishikesh.

Since I started writing here, this is the first time I am encountering Moodim.

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Guardian 24,589 – Orlando

Posted by Uncle Yap on 6th January 2009

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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