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Archive for September 7th, 2011

Financial Times 13,792 by Styx

Posted by PeeDee on 7th September 2011

PeeDee.

My apologies for a very late and rushed blog today, I hope this hasn’t inconvenienced anyone.

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Guardian N° 25,421 by Arachne

Posted by PeterO on 7th September 2011

PeterO.

Again my lot comes up with Arachne, which is fine by me. There were several clues where I was reasonably sure of the answers, but the exact wordplay came to me afterwards, and one, 15D, for which I still await enlightenment.
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Independent 7767/Dac

Posted by John on 7th September 2011

John.

The usual outstanding crossword from Dac. Lovely smooth surfaces and so far as I can see nothing remotely controversial. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inquisitor 1192: Dancing Girl by Augeas

Posted by HolyGhost on 7th September 2011

HolyGhost.

Back in spring, Augeas’s first puzzle for the Listener was published, and now, before summer (?) is over, Augeas appears for the first time with an Inquisitor puzzle.
 
Some highlighting is to be done (a character and his destination), and the character’s probable real name is to be unscrambled and written below the grid. Otherwise, the puzzle is ‘trick-free’, i.e. no extra or missing letters in the wordplay, no misprinted definitions, no unclued entries.

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