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Archive for May 1st, 2009

Guardian 24,688 – Bonxie

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 1st May 2009

Ciaran McNulty.

An unfamiliar setter to me, but seems quite fond of anagrams.  In fact once I started to assume every answer was going to be an anagram, the second half went a lot quicker.

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Independent 7,033 by Dac

Posted by Simon Harris on 1st May 2009

Simon Harris.

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

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Financial Times 13,065 / Bradman

Posted by shuchi on 1st May 2009

shuchi.

Good fun puzzle from Bradman, with great surfaces to most of the clues. Not too tough by Bradman standards – though I’m still scratching my head over 1A.

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Enigmatic Variations 859: Hidden Hints by Piccadilly

Posted by Dave Hennings on 1st May 2009

Dave Hennings.

Four 6×6 squares had to be filled with answers from unnumbered clues. The four mini grids could then be positioned according to four hints hidden in the completed grid.

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Independent 7028 / Mordred (Prize Puzzle 25-04-09)

Posted by duncanshiell on 1st May 2009

duncanshiell.

My first attempt at blogging a daily crossword, having previously blogged The Inquisitor regularly and Guardian Genius (once so far).

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Inquisitor 121 BUILDING by Loda

Posted by Hihoba on 1st May 2009

Hihoba.

I’m usually worried when I can do 1 across immediately, but solving the clues here was pretty straightforward though I had a number of question marks about several of the across wordplays and one of the downs. These are now solved.

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