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Archive for July 20th, 2010

Independent 7413/Tees

Posted by John on 20th July 2010


A nice crossword from Tees. Having solved 7ac and 9ac first and had a good idea about 20/23ac I feared a football-related crossword. Mercifully, apart from one or two answers, apparently no. Perhaps this is the very small Nina, perhaps there is something bigger that as usual is staring me in the face but which I’m missing.

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Guardian 25067 – Araucaria

Posted by Uncle Yap on 20th July 2010

Uncle Yap.

Once again, I have been royally entertained and tantalised by The Master. He has woven such a rich tapestry of literary references that blogging this puzzle took many times what it took to solve. Thank you, Reverend John Graham, MBE for the many years of pleasure you have given us. May you live for ever.

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Financial Times 13,442 / Armonie

Posted by Agentzero on 20th July 2010


Nothing too difficult here, except that the explanation for 21 down eludes me.  As usual, Armonie’s clues pack an amazing amount into very few words. Read the rest of this entry »

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