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Archive for July 19th, 2010

Appeal of bells

Posted by jetdoc on 19th July 2010


As some of you already know, we — Jane Teather (Jetdoc) and John Henderson (Enigmatist/Elgar/Nimrod/Io) — are getting married this Friday, 23 July. This is a truly cruciverbal match — we met through crosswords, and our shared love of (obsession with?) crosswords is very important to us.

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Guardian 25,066 – Rufus

Posted by Handel on 19th July 2010


The usual bits and pieces from Rufus. A couple of o’er hasty entries slowed us down a bit, but overall this was much as one expects.

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Independent 7412 by Hypnos

Posted by NealH on 19th July 2010


*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, CD=cryptic def, DD=double def, sp=spoonerism
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Private Eye/Cyclops 421 – Hanoi or bust

Posted by beermagnet on 19th July 2010


So there I was wondering where to do my Eye crossword this time. I thought what about another time and found myself in a smoky pub in about 1972. “The Worlds End”.  God it was awful! – the beer was dreadful, the atmosphere could be cut with a knife, and someone sat down at the piano and started belting out “Blue is the Colour”.  One good thing was that it had lots of separate bars and there was a reasonably quiet snug where I could settle down to tackle the crossword.  Of course when I finished it I found myself back in the real world.  Shame. Read the rest of this entry »

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