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Archive for December 8th, 2012

Independent 8,154 by Monk (Saturday Prize Puzzle, 01/12/12)

Posted by Simon Harris on 8th December 2012

Simon Harris.

Monk always puts us through our paces, and this week’s puzzle was no exception.

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Guardian 25,808 / Araucaria

Posted by mhl on 8th December 2012


An excellent puzzle: cleverly constructed and with about the right level of difficulty for a Saturday, we thought. The rubric for this puzzle read “Across solutions are 11, when it comes to the subsidiary part of their clues”

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Enigmatic Variations 1046 Author by Picadilly

Posted by twencelas on 8th December 2012


An extra letter in each of the subsidiary indications – straight forward enough but then the answers must be jumbled except for the first and last three rows and first and last 2 columns. sounds quite complicated. And 2 quotes and an author to find.

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