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Archive for July 25th, 2012

Guardian 25,697 / Orlando

Posted by Eileen on 25th July 2012


On a bright sunny morning, we have a lovely puzzle from Orlando, with a number of ingenious and witty clues and some fine surfaces, together with, for me, anyway, a satisfying penny-dropping moment or two. Many thanks, Orlando – I really enjoyed it.

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Independent 8,043 / Crosophile

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 25th July 2012


It is the last Wednesday of the month, so it must be Dac’s week off and time for a puzzle from Crosophile.

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Posted by Gaufrid on 25th July 2012


My apologies to those who have addressed comments to me during the past month and who have not received a response. Also for not being able to arrange cover for bloggers who have been unable to provide a post for a particular puzzle.

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Inquisitor 1238: GOOD QUESTION by Schadenfreude

Posted by Hihoba on 25th July 2012


Despite the designation “by Schadenfreude” in the title, the puzzle element of this turned out to be quite straightforward. The preamble was mercifully brief, telling us that a title would appear in the top and bottom rows and this would indicate what to remove from 23 answers before entry into the grid.

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Financial Times N° 14,065 by Cinephile

Posted by PeterO on 25th July 2012


Two fill-ins in a row give me Cinephiles. This one came with special instructions, that

A at the beginning of a clue always has the same meaning.

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