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Archive for June 23rd, 2010

Beelzebub 1,060 (13/06/10)

Posted by Simon Harris on 23rd June 2010

Simon Harris.

After the first four across entries fell straight in, I thought this might be an easy one. Not so, but I got there. In two clues the wordplay escapes me, however, and I’ve reproduced the clues for those in case passers-by fancy a look.

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Independent 7,390/Dac

Posted by Ali on 23rd June 2010

Ali.

Dac’s puzzles are always a pleasure, never a chore. That said, this definitely seemed tougher than usual and I eventually had to admit defeat with a few answers.

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Inquisitor 1130 – The Magnificent Seven by Raich

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 23rd June 2010

petebiddlecombe.

For me, the theme of this puzzle was very easy to guess.

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Financial Times 13,419 / Cinephile

Posted by Gaufrid on 23rd June 2010

Gaufrid.

To be met by one of Cinephile’s long anagrams as the first across clue did not bode well so I started with the downs instead which made life somewhat easier, though the puzzle still turned out to be towards the harder end of the FT spectrum, but no less entertaining because of this.

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Guardian 25,044 – Brendan

Posted by Andrew on 23rd June 2010

Andrew.

Another clever themed puzzle from Brendan, this time based on (mostly elementary) mathematics. Amazingly, just about every clue and answer has mathematical connections – a brilliant feat. Maybe my mathematical background helps, but I found it not too hard, though it took me a while to understand 25ac.

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