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Archive for January 27th, 2009

Independent 6952/Virgilius

Posted by John on 27th January 2009


The usual nice Virgilius today, but I sense that some of it is passing me by. There was a sinking feeling as I stared at it, quite sure that the usual devilish Virgilius Nina was there, and could see nothing. But as I’ve been doing the blog, it has become a bit clear. Many of the answers are to do with luck, and several clues also. But what’s the whole story? Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,607 – Paul

Posted by Uncle Yap on 27th 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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Financial Times 12985 / Adamant

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 27th January 2009

C G Rishikesh.

Easy-peasy, with too many anagrams and partial anagrams. A crossword that runs on predictable lines. No clue except 1d excited me.

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