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Archive for May 19th, 2009

Independent 7048/Virgilius

Posted by John on 19th May 2009

John.

My delight in finding that I have to blog a Virgilius crossword is never total, for although there are bound to be some lovely clues I know that there will be some clever Nina and that I will look a fool for being unable to see it. But today I think I can see something of it: the theme is impossibility, hence 10ac, 11/16/18, 12ac (grandmother sucking eggs…), 28ac, 29ac/23ac, 27dn/23ac. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,703 / Araucaria

Posted by Eileen on 19th May 2009

Eileen.

There were several laugh out loud moments in this entertaining puzzle from Araucaria, with a number of cleverly inter-connected  clues.

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Financial Times 13,080 / Jason

Posted by Agentzero on 19th May 2009

Agentzero.

A few of these clues are underwhelming, unless they possess some cleverness that I have missed.  Many of the surfaces are also awkward or don’t make a lot of sense.  Or maybe I’m just cranky today… Read the rest of this entry »

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