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Archive for September 1st, 2009

Independent 7130 (Sat 22 Aug) by Nestor

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 1st September 2009


Apologies for not writing this up before disappearing for the Bank Holiday weekend. This was a challenging but not too difficult puzzle, taking me 13:50. A fine set of varied answers and plenty of the elegant clue-writing you expect from this setter.

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Financial Times 13,170 / Armonie

Posted by Agentzero on 1st September 2009


A good solid puzzle from Armonie.  Unfortunately the FT webmaster has apparently not yet returned from holiday–the last puzzle posted online is Friday’s. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 7,137/Eimi – Knowing Eimi, Knowing You, A-ha!

Posted by Ali on 1st September 2009


A very entertaining puzzle with a lot of across answers connected to Steve Coogan’s finest creation (who can be seen at 1/3A). I spotted the name early on and, having seen I’m Alan Partridge far too many times for my own good, immediately went looking for related answers. I can definitely link BILL ODDIE, MICHAEL, TRAVEL/TAVERN, MONKEY/TENNIS, NORWICH and LYNN, but could have missed some others.

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Guardian 24,793 – Paul

Posted by Uncle Yap on 1st September 2009

Uncle Yap.

dd = double definition
cd = cryptic definition
rev = reversed or reversal
ins = insertion
cha = charade
ha = hidden answer
*(fodder) = anagram

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