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Archive for September 14th, 2010

Financial Times 13,490 / Armonie

Posted by Agentzero on 14th September 2010

Agentzero.

The following analysis was kindly supplied by John D French in comment #1, who remarked “Ah! The advantage of FT paper”. Many thanks John. Gaufrid.

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Beelzebub 1,072 (05/09/10)

Posted by Simon Harris on 14th September 2010

Simon Harris.

I made heavy work of this one, I’m afraid. There remain a few that I still can’t explain.

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Guardian 25115 – Crucible, A Severe Test

Posted by Uncle Yap on 14th September 2010

Uncle Yap.

I have always thought crucible is a container used in the science laboratory and the name of a famous venue for snookers in Sheffield, Yorkshire. This morning, I looked up Chambers which told me it is also a severe test or trial. Indeed! I stared at this puzzle blankly for a couple of minutes until 15Across gave me a drop of that golden elixir.

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Independent 7461/Tees

Posted by John on 14th September 2010

John.

An incredibly difficult offering from Tees today. Incredibly difficult, so far as I’m concerned, anyway. I can just imagine all those people logging on to this blog in the hope that they can be helped. I’m afraid I’m not offering much. There are some very good clues here, but too often for my liking they become impenetrable.

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