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Archive for August 1st, 2009

Beelzebub 1,014 (26/07/09)

Posted by Simon Harris on 1st August 2009

Simon Harris.

The usual flawless clueing and a good handful of new words for me. Clarification would be appreciated at 24dn – I assume it’s a combination of two of the many soldier-related acronyms, but I haven’t been able to pinpoint which.

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Guardian 24,761 (Sat 25 Jul)/Araucaria – Darn good

Posted by rightback on 1st August 2009


Solving time: 15:50

Perhaps one of Araucaria’s easier puzzles, although the last couple of clues, HATCHERIES and DARNLEY, stumped me for a good while. I thought 9ac (SOPRANO) was the best clue.

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