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Archive for November 6th, 2010

Guardian 25,155 (Sat 30 Oct)/Araucaria – Pen Elaine

Posted by rightback on 6th November 2010

rightback.

Solving time: 12 mins

The last 3 minutes of this, at least, were on 6dn (CHATELAINE) which I found much the hardest clue, although if I’d solved this a month ago it would have taken me a lot longer (see 5dn for why). There were several other tricky answers or bits of wordplay in this, and while old hands will probably have found it only of moderate difficulty, I suspect that the general consensus might be that this was a hard puzzle.

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Enigmatic Variations 938: Worse than Swine Flu by Syd Lexis

Posted by Dave Hennings on 6th November 2010

Dave Hennings.

The first line of a verse and a 6-letter word are to be identified and highlighted here with the help of four unclued entries.

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Independent Saturday Prize Puzzle 7501 by Phi – Saturday 30 October 2010

Posted by duncanshiell on 6th November 2010

duncanshiell.

Phi was hard at work in the Independent last Saturday.  He compiled the Inquisitor as well as the Saturday Prize Puzzle.

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