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Archive for May 21st, 2012

Guardian Quiptic N° 653, by Arachne

Posted by PeterO on 21st May 2012

PeterO.

Apologies for the late blog; I failed to note it was my turn until the last minute.
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Guardian 25,641 – Brendan

Posted by manehi on 21st May 2012

manehi.

Enjoyed this – got 8ac second last and got to play hunt-the-theme on the finished grid. Also liked 25ac. 22dn and 24dn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 7987/i 399 Tyrus

Posted by Pierre on 21st May 2012

Pierre.

Quixote is twelfth man today, so Tyrus is running up to the crease this morning to bowl us some googlies and doosras.  I was slightly concerned when I saw his name on the team sheet, because when he’s in full-on bouncer and yorker mode I do find his puzzles somewhere between tough and impossible and usually retire hurt.  But he’s given us enough straight-up-and-down deliveries this morning, I think, and while I played and missed a few times, I was in the end able to raise my bat modestly to the sparse crowd.  And in case you’re concerned that that’s a spoiler, worry not …

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