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Archive for August 28th, 2009

Guardian 24,790 – Logodaedalus

Posted by manehi on 28th August 2009

manehi.

Solving and blogging in a rush today – thankfully, I found it fairly easy with the exception of 24ac which I’m unsure on. Liked 4dn.

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Financial Times 13,167 / Cincinnus

Posted by shuchi on 28th August 2009

shuchi.

On the easy side today, though I did have to look up UZI and BERG. All the long clues were specially good.

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Independent 7135/Phi

Posted by John on 28th August 2009

John.

I wasn’t sure how easy this was since I chose to solve it online after midnight, being busy late on Friday morning and not wanting to get up safely early, but there are as usual several very nice clues. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inquisitor 138 – LANDED by Loda

Posted by HolyGhost on 28th August 2009

HolyGhost.

Back from walking in the Pyrenees – let’s hope this puzzle isn’t as controversial as #133!
 
Three (unspecified) answers are to be modified before entry, and answers to the eight italicised clues each have a thematic element removed. Corrected misprints in the definitions of half the remaining clues spell out a useful phrase. We have to highlight what was landed (24 cells).
 
The grid was 12 rows by 11 columns; also the length indications for two clues didn’t match the grid entries (20d and 32d) – though these seem to be simply minor typos.

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