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Archive for May 14th, 2011

Independent 7662 by Monk (Saturday prize puzzle 7th May 2011)

Posted by twencelas on 14th May 2011


Full marks to Monk this week – if you get my drift.

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Guardian Prize Puzzle 25,316 by Paul

Posted by PeeDee on 14th May 2011


A pretty straightforward puzzle from Paul this week.  I especially liked 6 down, which was a new word to me, and 19 down was a fun clue too.  Apologies in advance for any typos, I seem unable to spot them myself.  I’ve yet to complete a post without errors.

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Enigmatic Variations No. 965 – I Cut A Rose by Nutmeg

Posted by mc_rapper67 on 14th May 2011


With the preamble to this EV referring to an assertion by an unclued ‘somebody’ in ‘something’, also unclued, and recommending use of a dictionary of quotations, I don’t think it is giving too much away to say that there was a literary theme this week, and a bit of literary education for your blogger, who wasn’t familiar with the work in question. 

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