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Archive for November 20th, 2011

Beelzebub 1134

Posted by Jed on 20th November 2011


Straightforward puzzle this week with some smashing, previously unknown words – 5a, 30a and 1d in particular

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Azed 2059

Posted by Andrew on 20th November 2011


This was a fairly typical Azed for me, in that I solved about three-quarters of it fairly quickly and without aids (though with plenty of educated guesswork) but took a bit longer on the last few clues. I think there’s a mistake in 4dn.

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Everyman Nº 3,398 (13 November 2011)

Posted by PeterO on 20th November 2011


Everyman continues to provide a wide variety of clue types, with smooth surfaces. As is often the case, there are several geographic references which may not be known to many of his solvers worldwide, but are generally placed in contexts which allow the answer to be deduced easily. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent on Sunday 1135/Raich

Posted by Pierre on 20th November 2011


Those who have tackled Raich’s crosswords since he started setting for the Indy will know that he’s keen on his football, so I’ll go straight into cliché land and say that this was a puzzle of two halves …

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