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Archive for January 8th, 2011

Enigmatic Variations No 947 Good Cheer by MynoT

Posted by twencelas on 8th January 2011

twencelas.
So its Boxing day and the only one of the three (Inquisitor/Listener/EV) to be published this Christmas week. Sounds like a Christmas theme which promises to provide the solver with GOOD CHEER. Each across clue is missing a letter, which when read in clue order gives an instruction to complete the puzzle. So will the puzzle live up to its billing?

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Independent 7,554 by Phi (Saturday Prize Puzzle, 01/01/11)

Posted by Simon Harris on 8th January 2011

Simon Harris.

Something a little bit different from Phi here, to mark New Year’s Day.

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Guardian 25,208 Prize Puzzle by Araucaria

Posted by PeeDee on 8th January 2011

PeeDee.

My first blog for Fifteenquared.  This being the New Year prize puzzle I was expecting an Araucaria special, but we have a plain puzzle instead.  As always with Araucaria I started slowly, but then everything fell into place once the penny had dropped, or in this case once Denny had popped.  I can’t get a satisfactory explanation for 24 across, so any help would be appreciated.  Happy new year! Read the rest of this entry »

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