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Archive for March 3rd, 2012

Independent 7,914 by Phi (Saturday Prize Puzzle, 25/02/12)

Posted by Simon Harris on 3rd March 2012

Simon Harris.

When Phi didn’t appear in the Independent during the week, it seemed likely that we’d be tackling one of his puzzles when Saturday came, and so it was.

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Guardian 25,568 / Paul

Posted by mhl on 3rd March 2012


I count myself very lucky to have a third Paul in a row to post about! As usual, this was lots of fun, with a good amount of surprising definitions and intricate wordplay. We found this slow going to start with, until guessing the theme from 4 down – then it was a fast solve until having to deal with a mistake (11 across) and an idée fixe (6 down) to complete it.

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Enigmatic Variations 1006 Connecting Flight by Moordon

Posted by twencelas on 3rd March 2012


Well a short preamble – completely straight clues and just five unclued entries. Sounds like this could be one for the less experienced to try. And an unfamiliar compiler, to me, anyway.

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