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Archive for October 2nd, 2012

Independent 8102 / Radian

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 2nd October 2012

Bertandjoyce.

We found this trickier than the average Radian, with what initially appeared to be a straightforward theme (see 22A, 17D, 18D, 21D and 23D). As we worked our way through the puzzle we realised that the theme recurred (pardon the pun!) with some wider connections from 16A to 11A and 20D, and in a different way to 6D and 15D (although we have some concerns about the definition in 15D).

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Financial Times 14124 Neo

Posted by scchua on 2nd October 2012

scchua.

Occasionally, Neo lets us off the hook, with an easier than usual puzzle.  No complaints, though, and there were clues with excellent surfaces today.  Thanks to Neo.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom have unidentified links to the puzzle.]]

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Guardian 25,756 – Arachne

Posted by Uncle Yap on 2nd October 2012

Uncle Yap.

It is always a delight and pleasure to unveil the Spider Woman. Today, she was in her elements with many creative devices to entertain and bemuse. Thank you, Ms Hayes for a most pleasant morning. Read the rest of this entry »

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