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Archive for January 8th, 2012

Cyclops 454: Did you have a luvvie-ly time?

Posted by jetdoc on 8th January 2012


Here’s hoping you all had a splendid time over the holidays, and wishing you a very happy and (cruciverbally, at the very least) successful 2012.

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Everyman No. 3404 (1st January)

Posted by The Trafites on 8th January 2012

The Trafites.

Lorraine:  Good morning to you all and a very happy new year.

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Azed 2065

Posted by John on 8th January 2012


After the hours I spent on the Christmas crossword two weeks ago, this one came as welcome relief. Not that it was easy: Azed never is, for me at any rate, but this I found no harder than his usual plains.

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Independent on Sunday 1,141 by Poins

Posted by Uncle Yap on 8th January 2012

Uncle Yap.

This puzzle did not leave me very happy as I couldn’t see the word-play in 23Across and took ages to stumble on the conjointed INTO in 29Across. Not a very satisfactory state of affairs for a Sunday puzzle which should have broad appeal like the Observer’s Everyman and the Sunday Times Cryptic.

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