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Archive for April 24th, 2012

Independent 7964/Anax

Posted by John on 24th April 2012


A quite excellent crossword from Anax. He seems to be a frequent contributor to the Independent (or perhaps it’s just that he always seems to get me) and although his crosswords are on the hard side, something a blogger is not always all that enthusiastic about, they are unfailingly high-quality and always enjoyable.

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Financial Times 13986 Armonie

Posted by scchua on 24th April 2012


A first pass got me worried, until I got a foothold in the SE corner, and things then went okay.  Thanks Armonie for an enjoyable puzzle, perhaps a little harder than usual.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  Each of the pictures at the bottom has an unidentified link to the crossword – hint:  there are 3 pairs of pictures, and 1 setter’s device.

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Guardian 25618 – Paul

Posted by Uncle Yap on 24th April 2012

Uncle Yap.

I really enjoyed myself this morning . This has got to be one of the best Paul puzzles … there is sex, there is religion, there is intrigue and there is royalty. Did you hear about the short story contest won by a college student? The rules specified that all the above elements must be present. The winning entry “Jesus Christ! The queen is pregnant and she doesn’t know who the father isRead the rest of this entry »

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