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Archive for April 26th, 2010

Guardian 24,994 / Rufus

Posted by Handel on 26th April 2010


Morning all!

Funnily enough, when we remembered that we were due to blog Rufus, H mentioned that this setter always uses a number of cryptic definitions and naval references, and this puzzle didn’t disappoint on those counts!

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Independent 7340 by Glowworm

Posted by NealH on 26th April 2010


*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, CD=cryptic def, DD=double def, sp=spoonerism
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Private Eye/Cyclops 415 – Bill and two Bens

Posted by beermagnet on 26th April 2010


I made hard work for myself with this puzzle by writing in several incorrect answers. I guess I was hurrying and didn’t read the clues properly, and sometimes wrote in what I didn’t even intend (I think my pencil can’t spell). All that stopped me getting some later crossing answers until I realised what was going on.
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