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Archive for June 19th, 2012

Independent 8012/Tees

Posted by John on 19th June 2012

John.

An excellent workout from Tees today. The theme is the long clue 3/22/9/20, and the unchecked letters on the left-hand and right-hand sides of the grid, which I saw fairly early in the solving process and which therefore helped, indicate this item’s two sides. I suspect that there are other references apart from 4dn, but I can’t see any despite reminding myself of the track titles. And the unchecked letters at the top and the bottom: do they have any significance? Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 14034 Peto

Posted by scchua on 19th June 2012

scchua.

Firstly thanks to flashling for standing in for me last week.  This week it’s another Tuesday puzzle by Peto (so far all his/hers have been blogged by yours truly).  Not exactly a pushover, with a number of clues where each requires quite some manipulation to piece together the answer.  Thanks Peto for the challenge.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[Each of the pictures at the bottom has an unidentified link to the puzzle.]]

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Guardian 25,666 Brummie

Posted by Uncle Yap on 19th June 2012

Uncle Yap.

Brummie set out to do something unusual but the result was not all that inspiring, probably due to awkward Down words, forcing him to abandon after two down clues.

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