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Archive for December 16th, 2012

Cyclops 484: Reading the Riot Act

Posted by jetdoc on 16th December 2012


Only a week since the last blog, I know — but this one has a submission deadline only three days after the publication date (though of course, many of us buy the Eye a couple of days before that). So I am getting the blog online to let you concentrate your energies on the Christmas puzzle, due later this week.

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Everyman N° 3,453 (9 December 2012)

Posted by PeterO on 16th December 2012


A couple of things that might be unfamiliar, but mostly the usual precise clues.

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Independent on Sunday 1190/Poins

Posted by Pierre on 16th December 2012


Congratulations to whoever won the prize for this offering from Poins.  I thought this was one of the toughest IoS puzzles we’ve had in a while.  That could just be me having a bad hair day, but I thought there were some tricky parsings in this one.  And I think it’s the first crossword without a full anagram that I have ever come across.

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