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Archive for November 16th, 2012

Independent 8141/Poins

Posted by John on 16th November 2012

John.

Not the usual Friday Phi today (no doubt he appears tomorrow), and rather a difficult crossword from Poins instead. Not everyone is happy with the device of requiring the solver to get certain clues before  being able to solve all of them, but in this case the three words required were fairly easy to find. I was still very slow to get some of the clues since the cast list seemed to bear no relationship to the answers. Oh yes it did.

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Financial Times 14,163 by Alberich

Posted by Jed on 16th November 2012

Jed.

Highly recommended

 

 

 

Across

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Beelzebub 1184

Posted by Jed on 16th November 2012

Jed.

Another fiendishly clever challenge

 

 

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Calling all S&Bs in the Birmingham area

Posted by jetdoc on 16th November 2012

jetdoc.

Enigmatist, Nimrod, Io, Elgar and I (so two of us) will be in Birmingham for a Steve Harley concert on the evening of Saturday 24 November, and we’ll be around all day (arriving Friday evening). If anyone living locally would like to meet up during the day to solve puzzles over a pint or two, that would be great.

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Guardian Cryptic N° 25,795 by Brummie

Posted by PeterO on 16th November 2012

PeterO.

Having done the Private Eye crossword for many years, I am familiar with Brummie’s distinctive style, and attuned to some of his deviousness.

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