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Archive for April 6th, 2011

Independent 7,635 / Dac

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 6th April 2011


This was a more manageable puzzle to solve and to blog than one or two that have fallen to me in recent weeks.

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Guardian 25,289 / Paul

Posted by Eileen on 6th April 2011


A fun puzzle from Paul today, with several instances of his trademark humour – all straightforwardly clued, I think.

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Financial Times 13,661 by IO

Posted by PeeDee on 6th April 2011


A bit of a rush job today I’m afraid, I am travelling abroad and don’t have much access to the internet and no printer, so had to try to solve this without a grid to write in.    I’m stuck on 29 across,  I’ll try and get back to the blog later today to finish it off if possible, any help gratefully received. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inquisitor 1170 Forevermoor by Rasputin

Posted by Hihoba on 6th April 2011


A new Setter! I haven’t come across Rasputin before, and a very tricky crossword it was too! There was an error in the rubric, which was a bad start, but it was pretty clear that there were 36 misprints, and the corrected letters summarised a quotation. I don’t remember an Inquisitor that caused me to refer as many times to Chambers online, and I am not certain I have understood everything even now! Some nice clues, yielding the occasional smile.

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