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Archive for July 24th, 2009

Independent 7,100 by Scorpion (Saturday Prize Puzzle, 18/07/09)

Posted by Simon Harris on 24th July 2009

Simon Harris.

An excellent Saturday puzzle, challenging but ultimately manageable. I’m particularly struck by the exceptional quality of the surface readings.

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Posted in Independent | 14 Comments »

Financial Times 13,137 / Viking

Posted by shuchi on 24th July 2009

shuchi.

A characteristically challenging, well-crafted offering from Viking.

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Independent 7105 by Phi

Posted by nmsindy on 24th July 2009

nmsindy.

Excellent puzzle from Phi, solving time, 24 mins

* = anagram  < = reversed

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Shameless commercial for a Charity Appeal

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 24th July 2009

petebiddlecombe.

With apologies to those who have already seen this in other crossword places on the internet …

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Posted in Announcements | 1 Comment »

Enigmatic Variations 871: Needs by Charybdis

Posted by Dave Hennings on 24th July 2009

Dave Hennings.

A puzzle from one of my favourite setters (with another one from him in this week’s Listener as well).

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Guardian 24760 / Auster

Posted by mhl on 24th July 2009

mhl.

It only seems fair to give our Australian commenters first say about this fun puzzle from Auster.

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Inquisitor 133 – ODDS AND ENDS by Tipster

Posted by HolyGhost on 24th July 2009

HolyGhost.

Another new blogger … and a new setter to boot – double whammy? (I’ll be walking in the Pyrenees when this should come out, so no response from me anytime soon.)
 
The entry in the bottom row is unclued, and answers to seven down clues are entered thematically; the wordplay in each of fourteen across clues has an extra letter, spelling out a relevant question. We have to work out what the unclued entry in the bottom row is, complete it, and finally highlight in the completed grid three alternative titles for the puzzle (10; 14, two words; 5).

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Posted in Inquisitor | 20 Comments »