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Archive for January 29th, 2011

Sloggers & betters in Derby

Posted by jetdoc on 29th January 2011


What a lovely day! Many posts will be posted and many photos uploaded. For now, having returned home, let us thank Peter (Kathryn’s Dad) and Eileen for their magnificent effort. Lots more to follow…

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Enigmatic Variations 950: Resident Jokers by Owzat

Posted by Dave Hennings on 29th January 2011

Dave Hennings.

Typical!! One of my (two) New Year resolutions is to adopt the practice of giving the full clues in my EV blogs. And what happens? I get landed with a puzzle that has 63 of them! Having moaned that, it turned out not to be too difficult once I’d decided how to highlight the definition part of each clue and what tricks I could use in writing the blog. So here it is.

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Independent 7572 by Nestor (Saturday Prize Puzzle 22 January 2011)

Posted by twencelas on 29th January 2011


Welcome to my first blog of the Independent’s Saturday prize crossword. A very enjoyable puzzle from Nestor – not too taxing, but not without some head scratching (most notably explaining 4dn).  A bit of a cycling theme to boot. Also, a blessed relief, for my first blog of this puzzle, in so much as the clues were n’t too complex.

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Guardian Prize Crossword 25,226 by Enigmatist

Posted by PeeDee on 29th January 2011


Another good puzzle, not easy, but all there to be found if you look.  I thought the construction of the clues was very tight indeed, only 5dn giving me any doubts, but this may just be down to my poor musical knowledge.  

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