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Archive for August 19th, 2012

Beelzebub 1,171

Posted by Simon Harris on 19th August 2012

Simon Harris.

This generally went quite smoothly, though I did have to check 29ac and 8dn before being confident enough to write them in. A careless slip at 30ac made 27dn unsolvable until my mistake was rectified.

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Everyman No. 3436 (12th August)

Posted by The Trafites on 19th August 2012

The Trafites.

Lorraine:  Good morning all,

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Cyclops 475: Pressing the flesh

Posted by jetdoc on 19th August 2012


With many apologies for lateness. Events conspired against me when it came to finding time to write this blog, though the puzzle itself was a relatively straightforward solve. I do hope you will excuse my having given priority, even at this pressured time of major househould refurbishment (it’ll look lovely when it’s finished), to attending all of what turned out to be a tremendously entertaining, if somewhat frustrating, test match at Lord’s. Read the rest of this entry »

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Azed 2097 / Terse Verse – 12 August 2012

Posted by duncanshiell on 19th August 2012


The preamble stated:  "Each couplet contains both a definition (one or more words) and a mixture of the letters (beginning at the beginning or ending at the end of a word in the clue) of the two words indicated by the clue numbers (in the correct order).  Both indications of the first word precede both indications of the second.  In each case either definition or letter-mixture may come first"

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Independent on Sunday 1173 Nitsy

Posted by scchua on 19th August 2012


My first blog of a Nitsy.  Enjoyable experience, thanks Nitsy.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[Each picture at the bottom of the blog has an unidentified link to the puzzle.]]

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