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Archive for November 28th, 2010

Independent on Sunday 1,084 by Quixote

Posted by Simon Harris on 28th November 2010

Simon Harris.

This is my first attempt at blogging a Sunday Quixote (well, technically it’s my second due to my mixing up the dates, but that’s another story), so I hope I can do it justice. Despite the extra pressure of knowing I would have to explain things, I found this quite a smooth and relatively quick solve.

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Beelzebub 1,083 (21/11/10)

Posted by Simon Harris on 28th November 2010

Simon Harris.

A good week – not too hard or too easy, though the SW corner put up a fight for me. Highlights were learning that there is an anagram of GYMNAST, and that there is a word that ends in -AGD!

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Azed 2008: Sunday 21 November

Posted by jetdoc on 28th November 2010

jetdoc.

A mostly straightforward Azed, with a few that held me up for a while and needed to be checked in Chambers (like the definition of ‘office’ in 19a).

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Everyman No. 3347 (21st November)

Posted by The Trafites on 28th November 2010

The Trafites.

Lorraine:  Hi fellow solvers, nothing too difficult this week, but had to look up 17d after managing to work out the answer but did not know it was the capital of Estonia.  First in was 22ac, spotted it immediately when scanning through the clues which I do every week to get the easy ones in to get me up and running.  Nick always puts a few links in for me every week, I hope you find them enjoyable.  Thank you Everyman, especially for the anagrams which I enjoy so much.

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