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Independent 7447 Nestor 28-August-2010

Posted by beermagnet on 4th September 2010

beermagnet.

I can’t spell Tiananmen. I had it as Tiannamen for ages which held me up on the SW corner and 15D in particular of course. In fact, I would’ve spelt it Tianamen except for the letter count and extra N in the fodder but didn’t doubt it was just a doubling of the N.
Anyway, I completed the right hand side of the grid with now great trouble, but struggled with the left.
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Guardian 25,101 (Sat 28 Aug)/Araucaria (Bank Holiday Jumbo) – Plateresque

Posted by rightback on 4th September 2010

rightback.

Solving time: An hour before turning to references to fill in the blanks (54ac, 45dn) and correct the mistakes (21dn, 36dn); still unsure about 7dn.

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Enigmatic Variations No.929 – Deficiencies by Glow-worm

Posted by Mister Sting on 4th September 2010

Mister Sting.

Another relatively easy week. I fear that I am being lulled, as Bertie Wooster might have put it, into an f. s. of s.

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