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Archive for October 3rd, 2011

Independent 7789/Quixote

Posted by Pierre on 3rd October 2011

Pierre.

After a delightfully sunny weekend, this was a delightfully sunny crossword to start the October puzzles in the Indy.

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Guardian Quiptic 620/Arachne

Posted by Pierre on 3rd October 2011

Pierre.

It’s over a year since I started blogging the Quiptic, but it’s the first time I’ve become entangled in Arachne’s web.  She’s produced a very pleasing entry-level puzzle for us today, I think.  I always enjoy her Guardian Cryptic crosswords, partly because of the slightly naughty sense of humour that you find there.  Sadly there’s just the one fetish on display in this offering.

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Guardian Cryptic 25443 Rufus

Posted by scchua on 3rd October 2011

scchua.

Another Monday crossword in Rufus’s recognisable style.  Quite a few cryptic and double definitions with an economy of words.  And a couple of nautical references.  Thanks Rufus, I enjoyed this.  For some reason, 14D, my last one in, took me longer that it should have.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  Hidden connections in 2 of the picture sets.

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