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Archive for April 12th, 2011

Independent 7,640 / Scorpion – never a dull moment!

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 12th April 2011

RatkojaRiku.

This was my first attempt at blogging a Scorpion puzzle, and as soon as I noticed there was a theme, I wondered if I’d make my blogging deadline: I tend to relish thematic puzzles as a solver and live in fear of them as a blogger, purely for reasons of time.

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Financial Times 13666 Neo

Posted by scchua on 12th April 2011

scchua.

Completed this faster than I expected.  Some nice &lits and misdirections here.   Thanks Neo for an enjoyable puzzle.  A numerology believer (which I’m not) might find some significance in the number of this puzzle ….

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Guardian 25294 Pasquale – Green Eggs & Ham

Posted by Uncle Yap on 12th April 2011

Uncle Yap.

One of the fun things I do every Tuesday while I solve is to think of a suitable title to the blog which should be relevant, witty or otherwise add value to the blog. Unfortunately, the relevancy consideration often gets me into trouble like that famous saying of Sir H.M.Stanley when he first met Dr Livingstone in Africa which I used last week. Although it was a subsidiary part of an answer, I should have been (in the words of our leader Geoff) more circumspect. For my transgression of “spoiling” I do humbly apologise and pledge to be more careful in future.

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