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Archive for July 9th, 2012

Guardian Genius 109 – placeholder

Posted by bridgesong on 9th July 2012


 I shall be blogging this puzzle once the deadline for submissions has passed.  Solvers who are struggling with it may care to note the slight amendment to the enumeration of certain of  the clues which has now appeared on the Guardian website.

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Guardian Quiptic 660/Arachne

Posted by Pierre on 9th July 2012


A fine Quiptic from Arachne – everything clearly clued, a good range of devices, no obscurities, and some wit thrown in for good measure.  I’m sure others will have enjoyed this as much as I did.  Apologies for the slightly late blog, but I had to redo the whole thing after Microsoft Windows had a hissy fit and sent my first version into cyberspace heaven.  Any suggestions for revenge tactics welcome.

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Independent 8029 by Quixote

Posted by NealH on 9th July 2012


*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, CD=cryptic def, DD=double def, sp=spoonerism
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Guardian Cryptic 25683 Rufus

Posted by scchua on 9th July 2012


Another Monday Rufus in his standard easy style.  Thanks Rufus.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[Pictures at the bottom have an identified link to the puzzle.  As usual, please double-bracket any comment about them.]]

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Private Eye/Cyclops 472 Stylish tyranny

Posted by beermagnet on 9th July 2012


Back to a slightly tougher crossword this time.  At least that’s how I found it, both to get started and to find those last pesky couple of answers.

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