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Archive for August 26th, 2009

Discussion Policy

Posted by Gaufrid on 26th August 2009

Gaufrid.

May I please remind contributors to this site of the Discussion Policy regarding multiple identities. These are not allowed. There have been several cases recently where people have posted comments under different names. Those responsible know who they are, as do I. Please desist otherwise you will either be put under moderation or, for persistent offenders, banned.

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Guardian 24,788 – Enigmatist

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 26th August 2009

Ciaran McNulty.

OK I have to admit defeat today – I really enjoyed the novelty of the elaborately long down clues but ended up unable to explain 16ac or completely nail 7dn.

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Independent 7,133 by Dac

Posted by Simon Harris on 26th August 2009

Simon Harris.

Seamless clueing as always. Mostly straightforward, but there were a few terms, or at least definitions, I wasn’t familiar with. Still, everything came together nicely as expected. I was particularly taken with one or two of the anagrams, e.g. 5dn.

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Financial Times 13,165 / Monk

Posted by Gaufrid on 26th August 2009

Gaufrid.

A most enjoyable challenge from Monk today though I wasn’t too happy with the clue for 1d which seemed a little lazy. There are many words consisting of only the first seven letters of the alphabet that could be clued this way.

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