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Archive for July 23rd, 2010

Independent 7416 by Nimrod

Posted by nmsindy on 23rd July 2010


A special puzzle to mark a special day as Nimrod and Jetdoc marry.   A puzzle that nmsindy found extremely hard with a massive anagram, eventually after about 2 hours had to confess defeat on that and on some other clues.    Did get fairly far with it but could not crack the SE corner and even with quite a few letters could not see the long entry tho MARRIED looked part of it all right.    Many thanks to Gaufrid for explaining those ones I missed.    

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Guardian 25070 / Enigmatist

Posted by mhl on 23rd July 2010


As usual, a tough but entertaining and clever puzzle from Enigmatist. I can’t parse a couple of them, I’m afraid, so please help out in the comments below if you understand them. (Resolved now, thanks!) Thanks to Andrew for pointing out that the long clues here relate to a happy annoucement elsewhere here!

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Financial Times 13,445 / IO

Posted by shuchi on 23rd July 2010


John Henderson (IO) is getting married to Jane Teather (known in crossword circles as jetdoc) today. This puzzle is a tribute.

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Today’s Indy

Posted by Gaufrid on 23rd July 2010


Eimi has advised me that “the enumeration for the long answer in today’s online Indy crossword should be: (4,4,2,4,3,4,7,4,3,2,3,6,3,5,2,3,4)”.

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