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Archive for March 17th, 2012

Independent 7926 by Anax (Saturday Prize Puzzle 10 March 2012)

Posted by mc_rapper67 on 17th March 2012

mc_rapper67.

Nothing fancy (that I could see, anyway) from Anax here, in terms of thematics, ninas, etc. – which is quite rare in a Saturday prize Indy, recently. Just a nice, enjoyable cryptic workout.

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Enigmatic Variations No. 1,008: Sarnies by Syd Lexis

Posted by mc_rapper67 on 17th March 2012

mc_rapper67.

Food for thought this week, with SARNIES on the menu from Syd Lexis. Not much else to chew on for starters – with an unnumbered and only partially-barred grid…but at least Across and Down were indicated! In the classic Monty Python ‘Aussie Wine’ sketch there is the line: ‘This is not a wine for drinking, this is a wine for laying down and avoiding!’…and I normally take that approach with unnumbered/thematic jigsaws. But the rota says it is my turn to blog, so I pressed on, hoping I hadn’t bitten off more than I could chew, and that I would get my just desserts – not end up looking like a pudding.

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Guardian Prize Puzzle 25,580 by Araucaria

Posted by PeeDee on 17th March 2012

PeeDee.

Alphabetical jigsaws are my favourite puzzles, and Araucaria has made this form his own.

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