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Archive for January 21st, 2009

Independent 6947/Dac

Posted by John on 21st January 2009

John.

An unusually tricky Dac today. I don’t remember ever, in one of his crosswords, making so many marks by clues reminding me to look things up afterwards. This does not itself reflect on the crossword, but In some cases things haven’t become clear even after trawling three dictionaries. Help needed in places. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 12,980 / Aardvark

Posted by Gaufrid on 21st January 2009

Gaufrid.

This was similar in a way to the Aardvark I blogged two weeks ago including some ‘different’ indicators, a couple of which I would question, as indicated below, though these didn’t impede the solving process. 11d is something of an enigma as I have been unable to parse it to my satisfaction. The blog would have been posted an hour earlier had it not been for this one clue!

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Guardian 24,602 – Paul

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 21st January 2009

Ciaran McNulty.

Another toughie from Paul.  The theme was enjoyable for a film buff, but a few clues didn’t quite sound right for me.

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