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Archive for February 1st, 2011

The One Show

Posted by Gaufrid on 1st February 2011


Most of you will be aware of the controversy surrounding the inclusion of secret D-Day code-words in Daily Telegraph crosswords only days before the operation. For those who aren’t familiar, or those who would like to refresh their memories, Roger Squires (Rufus/Dante) has told me that the BBC recorded him discussing this topic at the Daily Telegraph offices and that the recording is going to be broadcast during BBC1’s ‘The One Show’ this coming Friday (4th Feb).

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Independent 7580/Eimi

Posted by John on 1st February 2011


A nice crossword today from Eimi, generally easy enough but with one or two slightly difficult (for me at any rate) words or senses of words.

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Financial Times 13,606 / Armonie

Posted by Agentzero on 1st February 2011


A quick, clean Tuesday puzzle from Armonie.  No especial comments, except that I thought the anagram fodder was cleverly blended into the clue in 10 across.  Other favourites today were 27 across and 8 down. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 25234 Paul … Good things come in threes

Posted by Uncle Yap on 1st February 2011

Uncle Yap.

The Chinese has a saying that good things come in threes and true to the ancient wisdom of my people, I get to blog Paul for the third time in a row. This augurs well for the imminent dawning of the Lunar New Year in two days’ time when we welcome the Hare (being a hasher, I prefer this lagomorphic creature to its more common cousin, the Rabbit) and break out the ubiquitous Official fruit (8) and greet each other Gong Xi Fa Cai.

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