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Archive for October 9th, 2009

Guardian 24,826 – Paul

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 9th October 2009

Ciaran McNulty.

An interesting Paul puzzle today with some tricks up its sleeve.

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Independent 7,171 by Phi

Posted by Simon Harris on 9th October 2009

Simon Harris.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, cd=cryptic definition, dd=double definition.

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Financial Times 13,203 / Falcon

Posted by shuchi on 9th October 2009

shuchi.

This was quite easy and pleasant. It helped to get the two long ones at 1,9 and 8,28 quickly.

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Financial Times 13,202 / Bradman

Posted by Gaufrid on 9th October 2009

Gaufrid.

Here is a belated analysis of yesterday’s puzzle.  Apologies for the delay but I didn’t notice that the scheduled blogger had gone AWOL until this morning.

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Inquisitor 144 – Gross by Schadenfreude

Posted by duncanshiell on 9th October 2009

duncanshiell.

Schadenfreude is one of the most regular Inquisitor setters.  I have blogged a number of his puzzles in the past and all have proved challenging.  This one was no exception.  It took me a while to get the theme, but once I did the whole thing got a lot easier.

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Indy 7166 (Sat 3-Oct) Anax

Posted by beermagnet on 9th October 2009

beermagnet.

Another super offering from Anax.  Though I think I have seen stiffer challenges from him in the past, this was most enjoyable with a fine mix of well-formed clues.  Two or three I found from the definition and crossing letters and only understood the wordplay when writing up this blog.   Most difficult corner: Bottom left. Read the rest of this entry »

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