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Archive for January 29th, 2012

Beelzebub 1142

Posted by Jed on 29th January 2012

Jed.

Found this an enjoyable walk in the park

 

ACROSS

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Azed 2068

Posted by bridgesong on 29th January 2012

bridgesong.

I found this puzzle distinctly tougher than usual for a plain Azed.  I didn’t help myself by my error at 26, especially when it seemed to be confirmed by the crossing letter from 9 down.  Two clues, 33 and 23, have completely baffled me, although I think the answers I give must be correct (with only one unchecked letter each, there’s not much room for doubt).

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Independent on Sunday 1144/Glow-worm

Posted by Pierre on 29th January 2012

Pierre.

A decent puzzle from Glow-worm, in the usual accessible Sunday Indy Prize style, albeit there were a good number of clues that I found more difficult, and there’s one I can’t parse.  Not too many smiley or ‘aha!’ moments, but perhaps we’re all supposed to have our serious Sunday solving hats on to win that set of dictionaries.  I’ve never quite fathomed why dictionaries are prizes for crosswords, since if you’re sending off a prize puzzle then it’s a good bet you’ve got the full set already.  Any road up, here’s what I made of it …

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Everyman 3,407/22 January

Posted by Pierre on 29th January 2012

Pierre.

As always, a delightful beginner-level puzzle from Everyman to get brain in gear on Sunday morning.  Some particularly smooth surfaces today, and one definition I had never come across before.

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