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Archive for February 6th, 2010

Guardian 24,921 (Sat 31 Jan)/Araucaria – Urned respect

Posted by rightback on 6th February 2010

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Solving time: 11 mins

Overall, much more accurately-clued than Araucaria’s Saturday crossword two weeks previously. In fact his puzzles vary so much in style from week to week that sometimes I wonder if those published are selected fairly randomly from a portfolio which contains some crosswords he wrote a long time ago. Difficulty-wise it was probably easier than average for this setter.

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Enigmatic Variations No. 899 – Transported by Charybdis

Posted by Gaufrid on 6th February 2010

Gaufrid.

It’s been the pantomime season and so here was a topical puzzle from Charybdis, with a neat little twist at the end. Some of the clues were rather tricky, even by EV standards, due to some obscure word meanings but there were sufficient starter clues to enable steady progress to be made.

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