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Archive for December 11th, 2010

Independent 7,531 by Tyrus (Saturday Prize Puzzle, 04/12/10)

Posted by Simon Harris on 11th December 2010

Simon Harris.

Tyrus puzzles are never what one might describe as “easy”, but I thought this was going to be a blogging disaster until the theme, and subsequently perimeter Nina were spotted. I still had a lot of work to do to polish things off.

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Guardian 25,185 (Sat 4 Dec)/Araucaria – Bony N.

Posted by rightback on 11th December 2010


Solving time: 15 mins, three mistakes (23ac, 8dn, 20dn)

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Enigmatic Variations No 943 Upstarts by Nudd

Posted by twencelas on 11th December 2010


So not a misprint in sight this week – just seven undefined, but clued, answers to be determined, then find a cryptic observation hidden in the grid and then write the author under the grid. Simple as pie? – but what sort of pie. 

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