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Archive for August 15th, 2012

Financial Times 14,083 by Aardvark

Posted by PeeDee on 15th August 2012

PeeDee.

An enjoyable cruise from Aardvark.  I’m glad this was not too difficult as I had forgotten today is Wednesday and got off to a very late start with my blog.

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Independent 8061 / Dac

Posted by duncanshiell on 15th August 2012

duncanshiell.

Dac seems to be a fixture in the Independent on a Wednesday, like Phi on a Friday, with only a few days off for each setter every year.

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Inquisitor 1241:Obsession by Chalicea

Posted by duncanshiell on 15th August 2012

duncanshiell.

A fairly short preamble for this puzzle – "In each clue, the wordplay has one letter too many or one letter too few.  In clue order, Down letters instruct solvers what to highlight in the completed grid (31 letters in total).  Across letters will assist.

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Guardian 25,715 – Brummie

Posted by Andrew on 15th August 2012

Andrew.

To my surprise it seems to be almost exactly two years since I last blogged a Brumnmie puzzle. I said then that “I always feel a little nervous when I see Brummie’s name on a puzzle”, and that was my initial reaction here, but either I was completely on the right wavelength or this was a very easy one, as I raced through it in about ten minutes. I think one reason for my quickness is that, as I’ve seen others comment, many of Brummie’s clues tend to reveal their structure rather too easily.

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