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Archive for May 23rd, 2012

Financial Times 14,011 by Monk

Posted by PeeDee on 23rd May 2012

PeeDee.

I found this difficult, there is one clue I still have no idea about.  Very enjoyable regardless, solved with much use of the dictionary.  Thank you Monk.

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Independent 7989 / Dac

Posted by duncanshiell on 23rd May 2012

duncanshiell.

I think all the entries for this puzzle are words familiar to Independent readers.  

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Inquisitor 1229: WINO by Nutmeg

Posted by duncanshiell on 23rd May 2012

duncanshiell.

This puzzle had a fairly long preamble: "In every clue but one, a letter must be removed from the definition part before solving.  In clue order, these spell out the beginning of a quotation by an author whose three initials appear regularly spaced in row nine.  Solvers must illustrate the remainder by

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Guardian 25,643 – Philistine

Posted by Andrew on 23rd May 2012

Andrew.

This is Philistine’s eighth appearance since his Guardian debut almost exactly a year ago (26th May 2011). As seems to be the norm for his puzzles, this one was fairly straightforward, but with inventive and witty clueing making it a pleasure to solve. I have a couple of factual quibbles, noted below, but nothing too serious.

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