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Archive for June 13th, 2012

Financial Times 14,029 by Loroso

Posted by PeeDee on 13th June 2012


My apologies for the late posting, by some strange human/computer malfunction that I have still not fathomed I managed to delete the entire blog just before posting and had to start again from scratch.

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Guardian Cryptic N° 25,661 by Arachne

Posted by PeterO on 13th June 2012


This has given me some difficulties.
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Independent 8007/Dac

Posted by John on 13th June 2012


Rather a hard Dac today, I thought. The clues are as always clever and pleasing, but in one or two cases they require an unusually long stretch before you see what is happening. At times here I’m not totally confident I’ve seen it all. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inquisitor 1232: Bottoms Up! by Charybdis

Posted by HolyGhost on 13th June 2012


Not so hard this week, but enjoyable for all that. And a deft handling of the thematic elements, so thanks to Charybdis for this puzzle.
The entry at 25a & a jumbling of 1a together lead to the other unclued entries. A commercial association with 13d is illustrated by 7 letters to be highlighted. (I noted the minor asymmetry produced by the unclued 27d and 37d splitting the 6 cells that didn’t quite match 2d.)

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