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Archive for September 25th, 2010

Beelzebub 1,074 (19/09/10)

Posted by Simon Harris on 25th September 2010

Simon Harris.

Almost an unaided finish this week, albeit with a couple of slips, and I wasn’t quite brave enough to guess 24dn without a bit of research.

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Guardian 25,119 (Sat 18 Sep)/Brummie – Spice girls

Posted by rightback on 25th September 2010


Solving time: 8½ mins

This puzzle was themed on the nursery rhyme about little boys being made of frogs and snails and puppy-dogs’ tails and little girls of sugar and spice and all that’s nice. There was a Listener crossword on this subject within the last year or so but I was still slow to spot ‘frogs’ (I think the version I originally knew had ‘slugs’).

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Enigmatic Variations 932 / Myth on Pariah by Charybdis

Posted by Gaufrid on 25th September 2010


Unless I have missed something, always a possibility, I think there is a (minor) flaw in one of the thematic groups (see below).

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Independent 7465 by Tyrus – Saturday Prize Puzzle 18 September 2010

Posted by duncanshiell on 25th September 2010


I solved most of this on a long car journey and didn’t find it too difficult once the long answer at 14/29/1D had fallen.

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