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Archive for June 12th, 2011

Beelzebub 1,111 (05/06/11)

Posted by Simon Harris on 12th June 2011

Simon Harris.

This week we have an auspicious puzzle number of 1,111, and a helpfully Ninafied grid to match.

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Independent on Sunday 1,112 by Poins

Posted by Simon Harris on 12th June 2011

Simon Harris.

I don’t think I’ve ever blogged a Poins before, which always makes for a slightly daunting solve. In the event, I seemed to manage a lot of this on the first pass through…and then promptly ground to a halt! The SW corner seemed particularly difficult to polish off, but I think I’ve managed it.

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Everyman No. 3375 (5th June)

Posted by The Trafites on 12th June 2011

The Trafites.

Lorraine:  Good morning to you all.

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Azed 2036

Posted by John on 12th June 2011

John.

What one expects: only a handful of clues were solvable without a sometimes protracted wade through Chambers. Someone somewhere may know enough words to solve these things without dictionary help, but I certainly don’t. Often in this blog I make no comment at all: this is because it is hardly much use to anyone if I write ‘an XYZ is a PQR’ when this is exactly what both the clue and Chambers say. Read the rest of this entry »

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