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Archive for April 11th, 2009

Beelzebub 998 (05/04/09)

Posted by Simon Harris on 11th April 2009

Simon Harris.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, cd=cryptic definition, dd=double definition.

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Guardian 24,665 (Sat 4 Apr)/Araucaria – Price tags

Posted by rightback on 11th April 2009

rightback.

Solving time: 13:50

This week a mini-theme of prices, of admiralty, liberty and blood, as quoted by various literary sources, as well as several biblical references (e.g. 8/7dn, 18dn, 19dn) possibly giving a nod to Easter. I enjoyed this more than usual for Araucaria, there are some good clues with decent surface readings. I didn’t fully understand ALICIA, ARRIVAL, EYELET, LIBERTY or SARGENT until after solving.

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