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Archive for July 2nd, 2011

Independent 7,704 by Nestor (Saturday Prize Puzzle, 25/06/11)

Posted by Simon Harris on 2nd July 2011

Simon Harris.

I must admit that this seemed to be about the toughest Nestor puzzle I’ve ever come across. As a result, I was picking away at it all week. One final entry, 17dn, remained blank until I could check it online today. Nevertheless, there is some very inventive and pleasing clueing in there.

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Guardian Prize Puzzle No 25,358 by Araucaria

Posted by bridgesong on 2nd July 2011


Another entertaining outing from the Master, although I do take exception to a couple of his definitions.  I took this puzzle with me to the Sloggers and Betters meeting in Birmingham last Saturday, hoping to be able to solve it on the train on the way (a 40 minute journey).  I failed to do so, but had a little help from Eileen (who had finished it) and was able to finish it myself on the way home.  It was good to meet Eileen, Sil, and others and many thanks to Anax for organising the event.  I look forward to seeing Jetdoc’s photos once they’re ready for publication.

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Enigmatic Variations No.972 – Extraction by Oxymoron

Posted by Mister Sting on 2nd July 2011

Mister Sting.

Ah, forgive me. Once again, the days run away from me and you are left without your due, a run down of EV972.

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