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Archive for May 31st, 2011

Independent 7,682/Anax

Posted by Ali on 31st May 2011

Ali.

As far as I know, Anax appears roughly once per fortnight, but it’s been nearly 6 months since I landed one of his puzzles to blog. You can always guarantee an entertaining – if rigorous – work-out with him though, and this was no exception.

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Financial Times 13707 Jason

Posted by scchua on 31st May 2011

scchua.

This was quite a challenge, partly I think because I’ve not done any or many Jasons.  After some time, though, things came together, and finally had only one iffy answer.  A 4-letter light , which after running through all the possible combinations, I settled on one, but not with 100% certainty.  I’m probably missing something here, since, looking back, all the other clues were fair and non-obscurantist.  Thanks Jason, this was enjoyable and I think I’ll do better on your next one.

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Guardian 25,336 – Paul

Posted by Uncle Yap on 31st May 2011

Uncle Yap.

Thank goodness for Wikipedia, without whose help I would be quite lost especially when the area featured today is foreign to me in every sense of the word.

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Posted in Guardian | 40 Comments »