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Archive for October 12th, 2009

Azed 1949

Posted by Gaufrid on 12th October 2009


Another occasion when I have to cast my mind back eight days to try and remember how I originally parsed these clues. My recollection is that I had a little difficulty with one or two of them and had to resort to on-line assistance for confirmation (eg ‘I loved Duncan’ in 6d and ‘eier’ in 26d).

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Independent 7173 by Punk

Posted by NealH on 12th October 2009


*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, CD=cryptic def, DD=double def, sp=spoonerism
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Guardian 24,828 – Rufus

Posted by manehi on 12th October 2009


As usual, some clever clues, plenty of cryptic definitions and nothing too difficult from Rufus.

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Private Eye/Cyclops 401 – John and Jimmy

Posted by beermagnet on 12th October 2009


Thomas and Riddle of course.  Who else would inhabit an Eye crossword …
Not Tom Riddle, that would be … frightening.   Perhaps as frightening as … Cyclops himself  <Ta Da!>  who visited the blog for Puzzle 400 to set our collective mind at rest about the emailed prize submissions. Thanks for the comment, and all the work.
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