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Archive for February 21st, 2012

Sloggers & Betters (Northern) April 2012

Posted by tilsit on 21st February 2012


Thanks for all the interest in the next S&B do to be held in Todmorden.  Unfortunately I have had to move it back a week due to venue problems and it will now be held on  Saturday 21st April.  Hope you can make it.  As previously mentioned, if you are travelling from farther afield I am happy to help find accommodation.

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Financial Times 13933 Gurney

Posted by scchua on 21st February 2012


A straightforward, accessible puzzle, I think, thanks to Gurney.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  Picture set at the bottom has an unidentified link with the crossword.

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Independent 7910 by Crosophile

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 21st February 2012


We wonder whether we are missing something here!

An enjoyable, fairly tricky puzzle with a number of unusual words that you could parse from the cryptic part but needed checking with a dictionary.

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Guardian 25,564 – Brendan

Posted by Uncle Yap on 21st February 2012

Uncle Yap.

Thanks to stiofain@3 last Tuesday, I went to the recommended site where all the clues to today’s puzzle can be downloaded alongside the answer.  I then had a pro-forma where I could write my analysis and comments in my usual style. To read a clue, all you have to do is to point your cursor over the clue number. Neat eh? whoever made this template, thank you very much … well, we learn something new everyday. Who says you can’t teach old dogs new tricks ?

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