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Archive for April 3rd, 2010

Guardian 24,969 (Sat 27 Mar)/Pasquale – Dead Poets’ Society

Posted by rightback on 3rd April 2010

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Solving time: 14 mins

The eight answers referred to in the preamble as being clued without definition are all poets, and as suggested by 8dn they appear in the ‘corners’ of the puzzle. Most of them at least rang a bell (though not EMPSON) so I didn’t find this too difficult although I struggled in the bottom left. Other than a couple of quibbles this was as expected from Pasquale, i.e. accurate clues with smooth surface readings.

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Enigmatic Variations No. 907 – The End of Term by Gioconda

Posted by twencelas on 3rd April 2010

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The End of term – A shortish preamble indicating corrections to be applied to definitions and modifications to the other answers before grid entry. Would this puzzle raise an enigmatic smile – Gioconda? And what exactly is the End of term?

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