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Archive for February 3rd, 2009

Independent 6,958/Morph

Posted by Ali on 3rd February 2009


Always good to get the chance to blog a Morph puzzle. You can be fairly sure there’ll be a good selection of cheeky, inventive clues and a decent challenge along the way. And so it was with this puzzle. Very enjoyable stuff, Mr Hodgkin! Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 12991 / Neo

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 3rd February 2009

C G Rishikesh.

This puzzle has four 14-letter phrases, each of which are in two slots in the grid. I generally don’t like this kind of splitting but to the credit of the composer I must say that each of these four phrases are in the same column, the words divided only a single block. Only the parts of a 15-letter phrase are put in an across slot and a down slot.

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Guardian 24,613 – Taupi

Posted by Uncle Yap on 3rd February 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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