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Archive for February 1st, 2010

Genius 79: Enigmatist — anagrams within anagrams

Posted by jetdoc on 1st February 2010

jetdoc.

Oops! I should have assigned this for blogging, but have been somewhat preoccupied. So here’s a very quick, last-minute attempt at a blog. The deadline was orginally given as 6 February, but the solution is already available on the Guardian website.

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Guardian Genius 79?

Posted by jetdoc on 1st February 2010

jetdoc.

I have now published the blog — see above.

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Independent 7268 by Hypnos

Posted by NealH on 1st February 2010

NealH.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, CD=cryptic def, DD=double def, sp=spoonerism
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Guardian 24,922 (Rufus)

Posted by diagacht on 1st February 2010

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The week starts with Rufus. Exactly what you might expect with a large number of cryptic definitions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Private Eye/Cyclops 409 – Doleful Nemesis

Posted by beermagnet on 1st February 2010

beermagnet.

Anyone would think the crossword was on Page 3 given the number of pairs of tits on view in the wordplay, usually as anagram fodder – there’s floppy tits, daft tits and of course tits out, as well as the occasional Bristol. Read the rest of this entry »

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