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Archive for April 10th, 2009

Independent 7015 by Phi

Posted by nmsindy on 10th April 2009

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A bit tougher than usual from Phi, maybe because of some words that were unfamiliar to me.   But all excellently put together.    Solving time, 31 mins

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Guardian 24670 / Taupi

Posted by mhl on 10th April 2009

mhl.

A very enjoyable puzzle, with lots of good clues.

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Independent 7010/Bannsider (Prize puzzle 04-04-09)

Posted by neildubya on 10th April 2009

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We get a puzzle from Bannsider around once a month, and every month that puzzle is never less than bloody marvellous. I’m pleased to say that this month is no exception. Read the rest of this entry »

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Enigmatic Variations 856: Area of Doubt by Jaques

Posted by Dave Hennings on 10th April 2009

Dave Hennings.

In this one, clues were of two types: Position clues, where the clues were numbered but required entry cyclically (ie starting anywhere in the entry space), and Momentum clues which were unnumbered but given in the alphabetical order of their answers … oh, and no answer lengths for the Momentums either. Now I don’t normally believe those clever clogs who, by random leaps of their imagination stumble on the theme after reading the title and six words of the preamble, but this week, that’s pretty much what happened to me. I suppose it helped having spent some time testing the loading of a new puzzle publication into the Crossword Database which had the same theme, but this positively shouted out Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle.

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Inquisitor 118 – Crazy Couple by Poat

Posted by duncanshiell on 10th April 2009

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We were told that wordplay in twelve clues was deficient by a single letter, the omissions making an arrangement for what the couple failed to provide when it was first demanded.

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