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Archive for August 22nd, 2011

Guardian Quiptic 614 / Hectence

Posted by Big Dave on 22nd August 2011

Big Dave.

In previous reviews of Quiptics by Hectence I have commented on the high number of anagrams.  This count is considerably reduced today.  I still think that many of the constructs and indicators were a bit too difficult for a Quiptic.

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Independent 7753/Quixote

Posted by Pierre on 22nd August 2011

Pierre.

I found this a pretty straightforward and enjoyable puzzle from The Don in his fortnightly Indy slot.  A good one for less experienced solvers, I think; for this reason I’ve tried to give full explanations.

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Guardian 25,407 – Rufus

Posted by Andrew on 22nd August 2011

Andrew.

Standard Rufus fare, rather heavy on the cryptic definitions for my taste (six of them). I don’t think I was quite on the right wavelength for this one today, as it took me a while to get started, but once a few answers were in there were no major difficulties to overcome.

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