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Archive for February 18th, 2012

Independent 7902 (Saturday Prize Puzzle 11th February 2012) by Tyrus

Posted by twencelas on 18th February 2012


So Tyrus for me again – he seems to crop up about every 5 weeks in the Independent, as does my blog on 15×15.

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Enigmatic Variations No. 1,004: A Trip Out by Warbler

Posted by mc_rapper67 on 18th February 2012


What delights does Warbler have in store for us with A TRIP OUT? A magical mystery tour? A druggy ‘trip’? Or maybe a wildlife safari – is that ‘OUT’ an anagrind, with TAPIR as A TRIP ‘out’?

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Guardian Prize Puzzle 25,556 by Araucaria

Posted by PeeDee on 18th February 2012


Very enjoyable.  As usual Araucaria demands a broad range of knowledge form his solvers, and I think this results in interesting crosswords.  I wonder if the eclectic mixes come from Araucaria relying less on computer software than some of his more modern counterparts?  Solving an Araucaria puzzle feels like being granted a glimpse into someone’s mind.

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