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Archive for July 18th, 2011

Pronunciation pranks

Posted by Stella on 18th July 2011

Stella.

Not exactly a crossword theme, but I just heard on an American series that the idea of soul-mates comes from Play Doh!

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Guardian 25,377 / Rufus

Posted by duncanshiell on 18th July 2011

duncanshiell.

This was a standard Monday offering from Rufus which took longer to blog than it took to solve.  However, The Guardian offers puzzles to suit a wide range of solvers during the week.  Many people will be pleased with today’s puzzle and those who seek a sterner challenge will no doubt be satisfied by the end of the week.

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Independent 7723 by Morph

Posted by NealH on 18th July 2011

NealH.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, CD=cryptic def, DD=double def, sp=spoonerism
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Quiptic Nº 609 by Hectence

Posted by PeterO on 18th July 2011

PeterO.

Some convoluted wordplays, and numerous liberties make this quite different from most other Quiptics, although I found that the answers came readily. Perhaps it should be regarded as an introduction to Araucarian style.
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Private Eye/Cyclops 447 – Portable gladioli

Posted by beermagnet on 18th July 2011

beermagnet.

Nothing here to stop an Eye solver polishing this off with several chuckles and no doubtful edges, i.e. no need to reach for Chambers this time.

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