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Archive for June 10th, 2012

Beelzebub 1,161

Posted by Simon Harris on 10th June 2012

Simon Harris.

A fairly swift solve this week. I had to reach for a thesaurus to fully grasp 23dn, and neither the pasta nor the Italian family at 27ac were familiar, so that one required a brief web search. I still can’t explain 6dn, so I’ve reproduced the clue in case passing readers can do better.

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Independent on Sunday 1,163 by Poins

Posted by Simon Harris on 10th June 2012

Simon Harris.

Nothing too challenging, or indeed thematic, for the Jubilee weekend. Rather we have a quality Sunday cryptic from Poins. The only potential sticking points for me were caused by my own wilful ignorance of all things Shakespeare, although the answers in question, namely 21dn and 24dn, fell in without too much difficulty.

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AZED No. 2,087 Plain COMPETITION PUZZLE

Posted by The Trafites on 10th June 2012

The Trafites.

Nick  7/10 for me today, due to the second/third definitions of certain words given in Chambers.

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Everyman No. 3426 (3rd June)

Posted by The Trafites on 10th June 2012

The Trafites.

Lorraine:  Good morning all,

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