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Archive for December 1st, 2012

Enigmatic Variations 1045: Musical Idol By Lato

Posted by Dave Hennings on 1st December 2012

Dave Hennings.

The annual-ish EV outing for Lato this week, and no extra/missing letters/words or misprints to look out for. Instead there were just nine unclued entries, each suggested in one of two ways by a tenth.

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Guardian Prize Crossword No 25,802 by Paul

Posted by bridgesong on 1st December 2012

bridgesong.

This puzzle kept my solving partner Timon and I pleasantly occupied on a very wet Saturday afternoon, but we  couldn’t adequately explain a couple of the clues.  I think that I have managed it now (with a little help from the annotated solution).  The puzzle is the first I can remember to have included not just one, but three poems, and two of their titles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 8148 (Sat 24-November 2012) Tees

Posted by beermagnet on 1st December 2012

beermagnet.

I always like puzzles by Tees and there was plenty to appreciate here: A wide range of clue devices, Offbeat references within suitable surfaces, Cheeky theme.

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