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Archive for August 14th, 2011

Beelzebub 1120

Posted by Jed on 14th August 2011


Never a week goes by without this setter coming up with some extraordinary stuff – like 1ac

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Independent on Sunday 1,121 by Hypnos

Posted by Uncle Yap on 14th August 2011

Uncle Yap.

Wow! Hypnos three weeks in a row. Let’s hope the IOS does not follow a four-setters cycle since the four bloggers do … then we will end up blogging the same setter. Nothing negative, Hypnos, but one on a regular diet of the choicest caviar and pate de foie gras would welcome an occasional change to steak and kidney pie :-) As usual, Hypnos’s puzzle is quite entertaining and none too difficult

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Azed 2045 Plain Competition puzzle

Posted by bridgesong on 14th August 2011


I found this a little harder than usual for an Azed,  although on reflection it is just the unfamiliarity of many of the words that creates the difficulty.  As always, there are no criticisms of the wordplay (although I don’t fully understand 22 down).  I shall be away in Norway, with uncertain internet access, when this appears, so apologies for any delay (or total failure) in responding to any comments. Read the rest of this entry »

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Everyman 3384 / 7 August 2011

Posted by Pierre on 14th August 2011


Week in, week out, Everyman produces an enjoyable and accessible Sunday crossword.  Here’s another one.

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