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Archive for January 16th, 2011

Beelzebub 1090

Posted by Jed on 16th January 2011

Jed.

As always Beelzebub provides variety with clarity.

*=anag   <=reversed    ( )=dropped

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Independent on Sunday 1091 – Quixote

Posted by flashling on 16th January 2011

flashling.

Quite surprised to realise this is my first post this year. A nice friendly Quixote for our Sunday run-about. Only 7d had me head-scratching for the subsiduary bit although my initial error on 15d did delay the SE corner.

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Azed 2015 – a sprint finish?

Posted by bridgesong on 16th January 2011

bridgesong.

A 13 by 11 grid this week,which is in fact one of Azed’s standard sizes. We were spoiled recently with a 13 x 13 grid (2012). Still, I shouldn’t grumble as I got HCs in both December competitions so am feeling more than usually well-disposed towards Azed as a result. Nevertheless, I feel that one or two clues this week may be below his usual high standards, although there are one or two gems (e.g. 22 and 31 across). Three hidden answers also seems like one or two too many, although others may disagree. Help required, please, with 29 down. As usual, here’s a link to the pdf of the puzzle. Read the rest of this entry »

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Everyman 3354/9th January 2011

Posted by Pierre on 16th January 2011

Pierre.

Nice steaming cup of coffee, bacon sarnie (lashings of brown sauce) and the Everyman crossword. Sunday morning at its best.

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