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Archive for September 26th, 2012

Financial Times 14,119 by Gozo

Posted by PeeDee on 26th September 2012

PeeDee.

Another great crossword from Gozo, one of my favourite setters.

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Independent 8097 / Crosophile

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 26th September 2012

Bertandjoyce.

Our turn to blog the Wednesday puzzle and we weren’t sure what to expect. We’ve only blogged a couple of Crosophile puzzles. The last one in August had a mixture of some easy write-ins and some really ingenious ones.

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Guardian Cryptic N° 25,751 by Gordius

Posted by PeterO on 26th September 2012

PeterO.

Gordius seems to be following me around, or I him.

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Inquisitor 1247: Cause and Effect by Pointer

Posted by kenmac on 26th September 2012

kenmac.

Preamble: The unclued across entries are five names that may be seen on a map; their relative locations are represented approximately by their shaded initial letters. The region on the map, slightly extended beyond the bounds of the grid, is the setting for a novel whose title comprises two clued answers. With all answers entered, three letters in each of the 2nd and 12th rows must be altered to reveal two words, each occupying 6 contiguous cells; these 12 cells must be highlighted. The two words describe a cause and effect alluded to in the novel. Also, a word appears in the final grid that describes the five unclued entries – this must be overwritten in an appropriate colour. In the story, some of this may well have contributed to the cause, but here some of it contributes to the effect. All entries in the final grid are real words.

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