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Archive for March 1st, 2011

Independent 7604/Raich

Posted by John on 1st March 2011


A very pleasant crossword from Raich today. It took a while to get started because of all those clues that refer to some other clue, and none of the Across clues fell at first reading.

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Financial Times 13,630 / Neo

Posted by Agentzero on 1st March 2011


A delight from Neo.  What impressed me today was how Neo managed to devise such misleading wordplay and fit it so neatly into the surface reading of the clue. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 25258 Crucible – Bravo! Maestro

Posted by Uncle Yap on 1st March 2011

Uncle Yap.

What a tour de force by Crucible. I was thoroughly tested by several ingenious cryptic devices composed around the Musical Greats. Alas, not only did I have to solve them, but also to explain them in this blog. Took me a long time today and Wikipedia once again served as my source for a morning of education and entertainment.
Bravo! Crucible! Bravo! Maestro!

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