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Archive for October 23rd, 2012

Independent 8,120 / Anax

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 23rd October 2012

RatkojaRiku.

My apologies to readers for the later than normal posting, but there was just no way that I was going to be able to do justice to an Anax in the wee small hours of Tuesday this week.

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Posted in Independent | 15 Comments »

Financial Times 14142 Alberich

Posted by scchua on 23rd October 2012

scchua.

Approached this with trepidation as I didn’t have much success solving previous Alberichs, much less blog them.  Started off okay with the NE quadrant, then the SE, then considerably slowed down.  14across defeated me, and I had to call on the fairy godmother (godfather) of crossword bloggers.  So I can’t claim credit for all of this.  Thanks to Alberich for the challenge.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom have unidentified links to the puzzle.]]

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Guardian 25,774 – Bonxie

Posted by Uncle Yap on 23rd October 2012

Uncle Yap.

Quite a delightful morning exercise which did not trouble me at all except 23A but help was very quickly forthcoming. Many creative definitions which added spice to the clues. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guardian | 32 Comments »