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Archive for June 3rd, 2012

Azed No 2086

Posted by bridgesong on 3rd June 2012

bridgesong.

A mixed bag this week from Azed.  I was able to solve quite a bit on the train (with reference to Chambers when I got home to verify my answers) but I found the last few quite hard going (e.g. JAMBIYAH and YARRAMAN).  Plenty of obscure words as usual, along with some nice surfaces.

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Everyman N° 3,425 (27 May 2012)

Posted by PeterO on 3rd June 2012

PeterO.

I seem to detect a range of clue devices a little more limited than usual for Everyman, but the smooth surfaces are par for the course.

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Independent on Sunday 1162/Glow-worm

Posted by Pierre on 3rd June 2012

Pierre.

I’ve blogged two or three Sunday Glow-worms before, and I’ve thought they were pleasing puzzles.  But I’ve been a bit critical this morning: I think there are some clunky surfaces, remote synonyms and dodgy definitions here, which meant I didn’t enjoy this one so much.  However, maybe you thought differently …

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