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Archive for February 14th, 2012

Sloggers and Betters Ireland Meet (provisional)

Posted by kenmac on 14th February 2012



Just putting the feelers out to see if there is enough interest in meeting up somewhere in Ireland. Having been at the one in Birmingham last summer and having a great time.

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Independent 7,904 / Scorpion

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 14th February 2012


For me at least, this puzzle took longer to solve than the average Scorpion, and I will need some input from fellow solvers to explain one or two clues.

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Calling all admirers of Rufus

Posted by jetdoc on 14th February 2012


I am posting this on behalf of Alan Connor, who writes the crossword blog in the Guardian. Rufus’s 80th birthday is coming up very soon (next week, in fact). If you love Rufus (or Dante etc) puzzles (perhaps because they gave you a way in to cryptic crosswords), here’s your chance to put your appreciation on record as part of a birthday tribute:

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Financial Times 13927 Armonie

Posted by scchua on 14th February 2012


Tuesday is the start of the week for FT crosswords, and hence usually a warm-up exercise for later in the week.  Thanks Armonie, for this one – some nice surfaces.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  Picture set at the bottom has an unidentified link to the crossword.

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Guardian 25,558 – Arachne

Posted by Uncle Yap on 14th February 2012

Uncle Yap.

Another cleverly spun web of intrigue and verbal artifice from our Spider Lady.

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