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Archive for June 23rd, 2012

Independent 8010 / Anax (Saturday Prize Crossword 16/06/12)

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 23rd June 2012

Bertandjoyce.

This is our 25th blog on 225 and, amazingly, our first Anax, so we approached it with eager anticipation, as he is one of the most challenging Indy setters and one of our favourites.

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Enigmatic Variations 1022 Protagonist by Salamanca

Posted by twencelas on 23rd June 2012

twencelas.

A short preamble, straight clues apart from a protagonist to find and several without a definition 3 descriptions of the protagonist and four works by them – Sounds like this might be one for the advanced cryptic beginner.

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Guardian 25,664 / Araucaria

Posted by mhl on 23rd June 2012

mhl.

A very enjoyable prize puzzle from Araucaria, with a mini-theme based on 27a (also my favourite clue in the puzzle). There were a couple here I needed to Google to be able to parse (13a and 5d), but otherwise we didn’t find this too difficult.

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