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Archive for September 11th, 2010

Enigmatic Variations 930: Kindred by Syd Lexis

Posted by Dave Hennings on 11th September 2010

Dave Hennings.

Hurrah! There are no extra letters or clashes to contend with in this puzzle, so thanks to Syd for that. It makes writing the blog so much easier. Instead there are three ‘Cluster’ clues containing the subsidiary indications to eight unclued entries which should enable 5dn to be revealed.

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Guardian 25,107 (Sat 4 Sep)/Shed

Posted by rightback on 11th September 2010

rightback.

Very short on time so a rapid blog this week – apologies for the brevity. Solving time not taken as I used a dictionary and also interspersed solving with blogging to get the blog written faster, but there were some hard bits in this and I suspect it would have been about 15 mins.

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Independent 7453 by Bannsider (Sat 4 September)

Posted by petebiddlecombe on 11th September 2010

petebiddlecombe.

I found this very difficult, I think – I didn’t manage to record my solving time. The grid has 6 15-letter answers, and most of these were used for phrases that you don’t often see in crossword grids – two factors that tend to slow things down.

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