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Archive for May 15th, 2010

Azed 1980: Jigsaw

Posted by jetdoc on 15th May 2010

jetdoc.

I usually enjoy a jigsaw, because I like the way that progress accelerates once you crack a critical step.

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Guardian 25,005 (Sat 8 May)/Araucaria – Action stations

Posted by rightback on 15th May 2010

rightback.

Solving time: 20 mins, with the majority on 5dn and 19ac

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Enigmatic Variations No. 913 – Couples by Salamanca

Posted by mc_rapper67 on 15th May 2010

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A wonderfully crafted puzzle, which had me gaping in awe at the artistry of the themed-puzzle setter – although I found the clues generally easier than usual to solve, and it suffered a little from the unfortunate coincidence of the recent similarly-themed Inquisitor 1122, by Loda. The solver was to identify a ‘couple going out together’ in each across answer – with hindsight, maybe an eerily prescient reference to the new couple occupying 10 Downing Street (I’m talking Dave and Nick here, not Dave and Sam…you put your Right Clegg in, your Left Clegg out; in, out, in, out, shake it all about…).

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