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Archive for October 9th, 2012

Independent 8108/Anax

Posted by John on 9th October 2012


As always from Anax a beautifully-constructed workout. My goodness it was difficult, though. I found it as hard as anything this setter has produced, although it is none the worse for that. It all seems perfectly sound, though.

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Financial Times 14130 Jason

Posted by scchua on 9th October 2012


Another enjoyable one from Tuesday regular Jason.  Plain sailing until the last one 19A. I got the answer, but it was one of the usually short ones that I can’t explain.  Called a friend, and I think he’s right.  Thanks Jason.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom have unidentified links to the puzzle.]]

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Guardian 25,762 – Puck

Posted by Uncle Yap on 9th October 2012

Uncle Yap.

It is always a joy to unravel Puck, the Magic Dragon from Ireland and today, he was in top form. Devious and cunning definitions abound but the aspect that I enjoyed most was the smoothness of the surface of his clues – as velvety rich as Guinness
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