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Archive for February 26th, 2011

Enigmatic Variations 954: As Per Brewer by Kruger

Posted by Dave Hennings on 26th February 2011

Dave Hennings.

I think Kruger has set some tough puzzles in the past, but this week’s was comparatively easy. The wordplay in every clue had an extra letter not entered in the grid, and these spelt out a quotation, apart from two key words. The central square had to be completed with the last letter of the quotation, as given by Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable.

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Guardian Prize No 25,250 by Paul

Posted by bridgesong on 26th February 2011

bridgesong.

I thought that this was an easier than usual puzzle for a prize competition, and it took me about an hour and a half.

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Independent 7596 by Bannsider (Saturday Prize Puzzle 19 February 2011)

Posted by mc_rapper67 on 26th February 2011

mc_rapper67.

A nicely constructed and clued puzzle, with some wonderfully diverting surface readings, and a little theme-ette (nina?) woven in as well.

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