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Archive for March 5th, 2011

Independent 7602 (Saturday Prize Puzzle by Monk 26-02-2011)

Posted by twencelas on 5th March 2011

twencelas.

A very pleasing puzzle from Monk, with some very inventive clues.  Also a lovely array of the different clueing techniques that can be used in constructing a cryptic crossword. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 25,256 / Brendan

Posted by Eileen on 5th March 2011

Eileen.

A pretty straightforward puzzle, I think, for a Brendan – especially a prize.

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Enigmatic Variations No 955 Plot Development by Charybdis

Posted by twencelas on 5th March 2011

twencelas.

So a complicated preamble – the character referred to as X is to be found in the completed grid, his sweetheart is revealed from 9 asterisked cells, 4 unclued entries comprising 25 letters, which also form a 5 x 5 grid in the completed puzzle and these cells can then be used to form a conclusion. So how will the plot develop?

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