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Archive for August 14th, 2012

Independent 8060/Nimrod

Posted by John on 14th August 2012

John.

As I’ve come to expect from Nimrod, some very clever clues, but several whose explanation defeats me, something that I trust will be remedied. He has done very well to get in so many thematic answers.

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Financial Times 14082 Redshank

Posted by scchua on 14th August 2012

scchua.

It’s been more than a year (time flies!) since I last blogged a Redshank.  Going by previous blogs, this is another typical puzzle from him – not that easy, with many good surfaces, WIWD clues, and quite some enjoyably tricky ones.  Thanks Redshank.  Based on comments re other puzzles by him, I was glad I could complete this one.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[Each of the pictures at the bottom of the blog has an unidentified link with the puzzle.]]

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Guardian 25,714 – Picaroon

Posted by Uncle Yap on 14th August 2012

Uncle Yap.

Today’s puzzle by Picaroon proved to be very challenging and I struggled to understand some of the wordplay. Definitely one for the masochist. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guardian | 48 Comments »