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Independent on Sunday 1072 by Quixote – 29th August 2010

Posted by Handel on 5th September 2010

Handel.

This week’s IoS was of average difficulty we reckoned, taking just under half an hour. A number of enjoyable surfaces and a couple of words that were new to us. Only 19dn remains in doubt – see below for details. Presumably we’ve missed something there.

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AZED No. 1,996 Plain

Posted by The Trafites on 5th September 2010

The Trafites.

Nick:  A slightly more difficult AZED this week, I felt.  I am afraid I am totally beat with the explanation of 1ac, but I am sure readers here will enlighten me.
The blog below shows the correct solution lengths, as I noticed in both electronic versions there are various errors in that area.

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Everyman No. 3335 (29th August)

Posted by The Trafites on 5th September 2010

The Trafites.

Trafites:  Notched up a level this week we feel.  Is 25ac a new higher level clue type introduced to Everyman?  Again a nice crossword to solve.  Thank you Everyman.

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