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Archive for October 20th, 2009

Financial Times 13,212 / Dante

Posted by Agentzero on 20th October 2009


As usual with this setter, some nice cryptic definitions.  14dn fooled me for a while, but of course is obvious in retrospect.  It felt to me that this puzzle had a few too many easy anagrams; I would have preferred a few more of the cd’s. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 7,180/Virgilius

Posted by Ali on 20th October 2009


As sometimes happens with Virgilius’ themed puzzles, I managed to get through this without fully understanding some of the connected answers. Probably me being a dunce, but I don’t quite get the links at 17A.

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Guardian 24,835 – Puck, the Magic Dragon

Posted by Uncle Yap on 20th October 2009

Uncle Yap.

dd = double definition
cd = cryptic definition
rev = reversed or reversal
ins = insertion
cha = charade
ha = hidden answer
*(fodder) = anagram

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