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Archive for December 24th, 2010

Independent 7,548/???

Posted by Ali on 24th December 2010


This was something a little different, with no setter’s name given and 3 clues having one letter omitted from wordplay that we were told would help with a hidden message.

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Guardian 25,202 – Gordius

Posted by Andrew on 24th December 2010


I must admit to feeling disappointed to see that I’d got a Gordius for my Christmas Eve blog, as he is not one of my favourite setters. I found this one very easy indeed – after printing it off just after it appeared on the website at midnight I’d finished it by 12:09 – with a lot of very obvious wordplay and a few rather tired clichés. I’d come across the obscure word at 23dn before, but the phrase at 22/27ac was new to me in the form given here.

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