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Archive for October 4th, 2009

Azed 1948

Posted by Andrew on 4th October 2009

Andrew.

This was definitely from the easy end of the Azed spectrum: I managed to solve all of it except 31ac without recourse to Chambers or other aids (though with some lucky educated guesses). Read the rest of this entry »

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Everyman No. 3287 (September 27th)

Posted by The Trafites on 4th October 2009

The Trafites.

Lorraine:  A bit of a toughie this week especially, Archbishop Lang (2dn) and Lucrezia Borgia!. I actually needed Nick’s help with this weeks, unlike last week which was super easy.  Thank you Mr. Everyman!.

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Guardian Genius 75, Lavatch

Posted by michod on 4th October 2009

michod.

This felt a little like a puzzle designed to test out a thematic entry technique. The clues were good, and the process of making new words by moving one letter produced some intriguing results and was, in some cases, surprisingly hard to spot. But at the end of it the moved letters spelt out ’redistribution’, which, while an accurate description of what one had done, was slightly underwhelming as a final step.  Original answers first.

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