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Archive for April 28th, 2010

Guardian 24,996 / Gordius

Posted by Gaufrid on 28th April 2010

Gaufrid.

Apologies for the belated post, the scheduled blogger has been tied up with work commitments and I didn’t get in until a short while ago to see the email he sent when he realised he wasn’t going to have time to prepare a blog. In the interests of getting this posted as quickly as possible I may have missed some necessary explanations so please ask in a comment if you need further elucidation. I thought this was a better than usual for Gordius and actually enjoyed parts of it.

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Independent 7,342/Dac

Posted by Ali on 28th April 2010

Ali.

My first blog for what seems like quite a while, and what better way to get back on the horse than with a Dac. Wonderful clueing as always, 2D being my pick of the bunch (and last entry)

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Financial Times 13,371 / Cinephile

Posted by Gaufrid on 28th April 2010

Gaufrid.

A themed puzzle from Cinephile in his customary Wednesday slot.

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Inquisitor 1122: Last One Standing by Loda

Posted by HolyGhost on 28th April 2010

HolyGhost.

Not that tough a crossword – many normal clues could be solved cold on the first pass through, and the theme yielded fairly quickly. But enjoyable for all that. (Was the puzzle number – double-1 double-2 – a veiled hint?)
 
Some clues, 22 in all, have no length indications, and have to be entered with one or two elements of a set omitted. The answer to one normal clue representing the final element must be highlighted.

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