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Archive for August 24th, 2009

Independent 7131 by Mordred

Posted by duncanshiell on 24th August 2009

duncanshiell.

I am standing in today for a regular blogger who is on holiday.  I am not a regular Independent solver and my dictionary of choice tends to be Chambers.  It is clear however that The Independent uses Collins as its ‘bible’  There were a number of definitions and abbreviations used in this crossword that I confirmed in  Collins when I couldn’t find them in Chambers, at least not directly.  For example, Hebrew=Israelite, withered=abashed, t=tempo, and definitions of spiritualism and large.

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Guardian 24786 / Chifonie

Posted by mhl on 24th August 2009

mhl.

I thought this was easier than normal for a Chifonie puzzle, but a good level of difficulty for a Monday and satisfying to solve.

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