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Archive for June 4th, 2012

Guardian Quiptic 655 Orlando

Posted by scchua on 4th June 2012

    A typical Orlando Quiptic, compact clues, mainly cryptic/double definitions and anagrams, and all easily enjoyable.  Thanks Orlando.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom each has an unidentified link to the puzzle.  Please double-bracket comments about them thus]]  Thank you.

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Guardian 25,653 / Rufus

Posted by Eileen on 4th June 2012


Rather a mixed bag from Rufus today; some of the cryptic definitions are not very cryptic but, apart from that, there are some neat clues, with good story-telling surfaces.

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Independent 7999 / Raich

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 4th June 2012


This is our first Monday blog. Our first surprise was that the grid seemed to have a lack of crossing letters connecting the 4 corners. As we completed the grid we could see why!

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Guardian Genius 107 / Puck

Posted by mhl on 4th June 2012


As is typical of Puck’s puzzles, this challenging Genius has lots of satisfying and intricate wordplay. The across clues are all of the DLM (Definition and Letter Mixture) type, which neither of us are particularly used to, but are fun to solve.

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