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Archive for May 27th, 2009

Independent 7,055 by Dac

Posted by Simon Harris on 27th May 2009

Simon Harris.

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

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Guardian 24,710/Paul

Posted by Andrew on 27th May 2009


A great one from Paul with a theme of drinks, mostly but not all alcoholic. Nothing too difficult in retrospect, but some of the double definitions took a while to work out until I had enough crossing letters to guess them. Cheers! Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 13,087 / Cinephile

Posted by Gaufrid on 27th May 2009


It is not often that I would describe a Cinephile puzzle as pedestrian but I’m afraid this one did nothing for me, possibly because the surface of some of the clues made little, if any, sense. There was a minor literary theme and one light (24d) was used as part of the answer to two clues which is something I don’t remember seeing before. There is one clue (6d) that I don’t fully understand.

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