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Archive for September 27th, 2009

Reminder

Posted by Gaufrid on 27th September 2009

Gaufrid.

Please do not refer to, or comment on, a prize puzzle until after the closing date for entries.

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Everyman 3286

Posted by Arthur on 27th September 2009

Arthur.

I didn’t really like this one. It’s unfortunate that IOUs was used in a clue to 14 ac and a solution to 2dn. I can’t properly parse 1dn, 16dn is a dreadful clue neither being a proper &lit or having any definition and I’m not sure why ground is “g” in 21dn or golf is “g” in 11ac except the words begin with the letter – surely there must be a common use of it as an abbreviation for it to be allowed. I’d love anyone to enlighten me on these points! “May cause” is a pretty poor anagram indicator in 14ac meaning you really have to rely on counting letters and realising there are 15 of them which is far from satisfying. Read the rest of this entry »

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Azed 1947 – Spot the Theme

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 27th September 2009

petebiddlecombe.

The preamble said that “The twelve unclued answers (a complete set) have something in common”, andwere given their unchecked (and mutually checked) letters.

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