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Archive for September 8th, 2012

Enigmatic Variations 1033: Game Money by Warbler

Posted by Dave Hennings on 8th September 2012

Dave Hennings.

Extra letters in the wordplay spelt out a quotation and author, which would help to identify a formation and some constituent parts.

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Guardian Prize No 25,730 by Picaroon

Posted by bridgesong on 8th September 2012


The first puzzle by Picaroon that I’ve seen in the prize slot, and the first one of his (hers?) that I’ve had the pleasure to blog.   I had previously encountered one of this setter’s puzzles as Picaroon was also responsible for August’s Genius puzzle. Some really lovely surfaces here and although it took me a while to get started, there were many pleasures along the way.

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Independent 8076 by Jambazi (Saturday Prize Puzzle 1 Sept 2012)

Posted by mc_rapper67 on 8th September 2012


I haven’t come across Jambazi as a setter before – but as a prize-puzzle obsessive I would have missed his midweek Indy debut puzzle, blogged back at the end of July by duncanshiell, and which received pretty favourable reviews. I suspect this puzzle had its origins around that time, between Wimbledon and the Olympic exploits of that great British tennis player, Andy Murray (he’s only Scottish when he loses (;+>).

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