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Archive for July 22nd, 2012

Cyclops 473: STAND THATCHER? I certainly can’t!

Posted by jetdoc on 22nd July 2012

jetdoc.

I didn’t have too many problems with most of this, but had difficulty working out the wordplay in 4d, for which I had written STRIPED without really thinking about it. A few LOL clues (and I don’t mean ‘lots of love’), with 6d possibly my favourite. Read the rest of this entry »

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Beelzebub 1,167

Posted by Simon Harris on 22nd July 2012

Simon Harris.

This was one of those rare occasions where I get to feel smug for finishing an entire Beelzebub without recourse to reference materials or other aids, so it must have been towards the more tractable end of the Beelzebub spectrum. Not that this was overly easy: I recall a satisfying solve over a couple of sessions, and just having to check 10ac and 23dn in Chambers before being confident enough to blog them.

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AZED No. 2,093 Plain

Posted by The Trafites on 22nd July 2012

The Trafites.

Nick:  Typical Azed puzzle, 6/10 for me.

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Everyman No. 3432 (15th July)

Posted by The Trafites on 22nd July 2012

The Trafites.

Lorraine:  Good morning to you all.

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Independent on Sunday 1169 Hypnos

Posted by scchua on 22nd July 2012

scchua.

I seem to recall that it took me some time to get into this, but did finally complete the answers and parsing.  (Is it my imagination or are the IoS puzzles gradually getting harder? – but no complaints.)  Thanks Hypnos.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The picture at the bottom has an unidentified link to the puzzle.]]

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