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Archive for August 3rd, 2010

Guardian 25079 – Bonxie

Posted by Uncle Yap on 3rd August 2010

Uncle Yap.

Phew! What a tough puzzle with hard boiled eggs dressed with pepper sauce. Without Google and Wikipedia, I would not have completed this blog. Otherwise, an entertaining and fair challenge.

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Posted in Guardian | 52 Comments »

Financial Times 13,454 / Neo

Posted by Agentzero on 3rd August 2010

Agentzero.

This Neo puzzle didn’t take too long, although I learned a new word (14 across). No complaints and some clever clues. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 7,425 by Radian

Posted by Simon Harris on 3rd August 2010

Simon Harris.

A very tough puzzle, involving several unfamiliar words, from one of my favourite setters. I came close to cheating a few times, but was eventually pleased to complete this one unaided. No doubt that’s more of a tribute to Radian’s clueing than to my own solving. The grid looks eminently Ninaish but I don’t see anything in there.

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Posted in Independent | 23 Comments »