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Archive for March 5th, 2012

Guardian Quiptic 642 / Arachne

Posted by Big Dave on 5th March 2012

Big Dave.

I always look forward to Quiptics by Arachne (and Orlando), so today is a lucky day. This is an excellent puzzle with many of those clues that make you smile.

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Posted in Guardian Quiptic | 14 Comments »

Cyclops 463

Posted by jetdoc on 5th March 2012

jetdoc.

As Cyclops puzzles go, I thought this was pretty straightforward — none of those stubborn clues that hold you up once you have solved everything else. As usual, plenty of witty surface readings to keep it entertaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Private Eye/Cyclops | 4 Comments »

Independent 7921 by Phi

Posted by NealH on 5th March 2012

NealH.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, CD=cryptic def, DD=double def, sp=spoonerism
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Posted in Independent | 11 Comments »

Guardian 25,575 – Rufus

Posted by Andrew on 5th March 2012

Andrew.

Classic Rufus fare today, with five cryptic definitions and a few doubles. No naval references that I can see (unless you count 15d), but perhaps a wave to one of my fellow bloggers in 5ac.

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Posted in Guardian | 16 Comments »