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Archive for June 2nd, 2010

Independent 7,372 by Dac

Posted by Simon Harris on 2nd June 2010

Simon Harris.

I found this one really quite challenging for a Wednesday, but there were some very good clues in there, and some impressive anagrams.

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Financial Times 13,401 / Aardvark

Posted by Gaufrid on 2nd June 2010


A very quick solve for me today, and probably also for most others. A couple of answers (27ac & 8dn) may have been unfamiliar to some but the wordplay was glaringly obvious in most of the clues, which seemed to me to be rather contrived in places.

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Guardian 25,026 / Arachne

Posted by Eileen on 2nd June 2010


It’s only three weeks since the last Arachne puzzle and, according to Andrew’s review of the year, we had only seven of hers in 2009, so this is a welcome early return. There’s much to admire here – smooth surfaces, clever anagrams and some ingenious cluing. Thanks for an enjoyable solve, Arachne.

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Inquisitor 1127, Thelma by MynoT

Posted by Hihoba on 2nd June 2010


My fastest Inquisitor ever. About an hour to solve all the clues. Quick shufti in Google to find the quotation attribution. Short pause to mow the lawn, then search for “directions”. Find them, remember my Shakespeare and search in a NNW direction. Done!

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