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Archive for January 21st, 2012

Independent 7878 Bannsider (Sat 14-Jan-2012)

Posted by beermagnet on 21st January 2012

beermagnet.

The man from the banks of the Bann gives us a characteristically tricky prize crossword challenge with several clues that had me foxed for quite a while.  Several of them up to and including now.  And it all started so well, slapping in the Daily Teg on the right wing, and the right wing hopeful in the bottom, in the end I had 9 answers in after the first pass.  I slowed to a stumble on the next phase, and with 9 left unsolved I admitted I needed dictionary and reference book help to check some answers I had entered, and help with those unsolved.

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Enigmatic Variations No. 1,000: Dollars Also by Rustic

Posted by mc_rapper67 on 21st January 2012

mc_rapper67.

In a blaze of publicity, celebration, and razz-a-ma-tazz, the likes of which have not been seen since the Y2K celebrations of 1999/2000, the EV series has reached its own millennial milestone…congratulations to all the setters and editors involved along the way, and thanks for all the enjoyment/frustration/challenges you have given us. I’ve been doing EVs for about 10 years now – with maybe three or four of those ‘distinctive Telegraph fountain pens’ to show for it – but I’m sure there will be some of you out there who can claim to have been in from the start…?

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Guardian Prize Puzzle 25,532 by Brummie

Posted by PeeDee on 21st January 2012

PeeDee.

Thanks to Brummie for a pleasing weekend crossword, not too difficult.

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