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Archive for October 25th, 2011

Financial Times 13833 Gaff

Posted by scchua on 25th October 2011

scchua.

An entertaining puzzle from Gaff.  The theme subject was wide enough, though to be honest, it didn’t enter into my solving of it, as I took 11A literally as it was.  Almost on completion, I spotted what Gaff was pointing to.  Thanks Gaff.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  There is a hidden connection in the picture montage at the end.  Also, pardon the late posting, interrupted because I had to run an errand.

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Independent 7,808 / Scorpion

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 25th October 2011

RatkojaRiku.

I had to dig deep this morning to complete and blog this one in time, which is not unusual for a Scorpion puzzle or, indeed, for a puzzle using a grid such as this, where so many first letters of entries are not checked. Furthermore, some of the wordplay proved to be tantalisingly elusive, not least at 3, and I was not familiar with the cyclist at 4.

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Guardian 25,462 – Araucaria

Posted by Uncle Yap on 25th October 2011

Uncle Yap.

What a tour de force from The Master.

 

 

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