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Archive for August 11th, 2012

Independent Crossword 8052 by SCORPION (Saturday Prize Puzzle 04-08-2012)

Posted by twencelas on 11th August 2012

twencelas.

Looks like a themed crossword this week – always a good sign.

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Guardian Prize No 25,706 by Araucaria

Posted by bridgesong on 11th August 2012

bridgesong.

This puzzle took my solving partner Timon and I rather longer than our usual hour, but in our defence we were watching Andy Murray win his gold medal match at the time.  There were rather too many cryptic definitions and charades for my liking, with one indirect anagram (25 across) which may provoke some comment.  I have failed to explain 3 down satisfactorily, but I’m sure someone will quickly explain it (this post is prepared and uploaded before the Guardian annotation appears, and I may not have time on Friday to edit the post).  Not the most challenging of prize puzzles, but there were some good surfaces.

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