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Archive for October 10th, 2009

Beelzebub 1,024 (01/10/09)

Posted by Simon Harris on 10th October 2009

Simon Harris.

This seemed a bit tougher than in recent weeks, but it all fell into place in the end.

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Enigmatic Variations No. 882 – Two Extremes by Oxymoron

Posted by Colin Blackburn on 10th October 2009

Colin Blackburn.

As seems usual for me these days the preamble turned out to be harder to follow than the puzzle. In the end it was a fairly straightforward puzzle once the penny had dropped. At some point part way through I got the bit about END and BEGINNING and worked out the two full quotations. This done the authors dropped in to place as the unclued entries. and the tentative down entries could be done in a darker pencil. I’m still a bit lost on the bit of the preamble that says, “[…] attributing numerically specific meanings to the interchanged words.”

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Guardian 24,821/Brummie – Ars est celare artem

Posted by rightback on 10th October 2009


Solving time: 14 mins, 4 of which on 21dn (HALE-BOPP) and 31ca (PIPER).

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