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Archive for February 6th, 2012

Guardian Quiptic 638 / Nutmeg

Posted by Big Dave on 6th February 2012

Big Dave.

Today’s puzzle from Nutmeg is just right for the Quiptic genre.  An agreeable mix of clues which provide a good grounding for the newer solver.

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Independent 7897/Punk

Posted by Pierre on 6th February 2012


Bonjour!  I was pleased to see that it was Punk this morning, because I really liked his COWBOYS and INDIANS puzzle that I blogged a few months ago.  This was a fun crossword, which I thoroughly enjoyed.

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Guardian 25,551 – Rufus

Posted by Andrew on 6th February 2012


Unusually for Rufus, there’s only one “normal” cryptic definition in this puzzle, though perhaps 18ac and 2dn partly go towards making up the quota, and even the genuine CD has a slightly obscure reference. Apart from that it’s the usual straightforward cluing and smooth surfaces. Read the rest of this entry »

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