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Archive for August 30th, 2010

Independent 7448 by Mordred

Posted by nmsindy on 30th August 2010

nmsindy.

An excellent puzzle from Mordred.

It is themed on the TV sitcom Last of the Summer Wine (hereinafter LSW) which, after a record-breaking 37 years is coming to an end with the last episode shown yesterday, Sunday 29 August.      With that long record, it’s clearly a really popular and successful show.

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Guardian Quiptic nº563 by Moley

Posted by Stella on 30th August 2010

Stella.

This puzzle was on the easy side for Quiptics, with some clever surfaces and a few smiles.

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Guardian 25,102 / Rufus

Posted by Eileen on 30th August 2010

Eileen.

A pleasant Bank Holiday diversion from Rufus, after Saturday’s tour-de-force from Araucaria, with several  smiles along the way. Thank you, Rufus, and a happy holiday, everyone!

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Private Eye/Cyclops 424 – Besmear drummer

Posted by beermagnet on 30th August 2010

beermagnet.

Half-way through solving this I thought I was on for a record time – covering half the grid in a very few minutes. Then I slowed and then got interrupted by Real Life. Coming back to it a few hours later I finished it off with not much trouble except for 1/23 CROSSWORD SETTER which took far too long and especially the final 17D BESMEAR.

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