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Archive for March 10th, 2009

Guardian 24,643 – Gordius

Posted by Uncle Yap on 10th March 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 13,021 / Dante

Posted by Agentzero on 10th March 2009


I was afraid that for my first blog I would draw a puzzle that left me stumped. No worries: this was a very straightforward offering from Dante. There were a couple of pleasing clues, but some others that I thought didn’t quite work. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 6,988/Virgilius

Posted by Ali on 10th March 2009


A typically nice themed puzzle from Virgilius, with the 6 outermost across and down answers linking to the 2 centre answers WATER and WATCH. I found most of this quite easy, but there were one or two definitions which threw me and a couple which may need further explanation below. Read the rest of this entry »

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