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Archive for January 5th, 2013

Enigmatic Variations 1049: Iris by MynoT

Posted by Dave Hennings on 5th January 2013

Dave Hennings.

A fairly straightforward puzzle this week by the looks of it. Six extra words to be found in the clues which would give an instruction.

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Private Eye / Cyclops 485 – Xmas Special

Posted by beermagnet on 5th January 2013

beermagnet.

“So this is Christmas, and what have you done
Another year over, a new one just begun”
Tell you what we’ve done John, another massive Eye Crossword!

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Independent 8177 (Sat 29-December 2012) Tees

Posted by beermagnet on 5th January 2013

beermagnet.

The gods of the old year brought me another Tees to blog, which is fine by me.
I always find Tees’ puzzles a pleasure as his clues always make some kind of sense on the surface.  Like this one they can sometimes be a bit tough for my brain.  Indeed, I struggled a bit with this.  When blogging the deconstructed clues seem very fair …

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Guardian 25,831 / Paul

Posted by mhl on 5th January 2013

mhl.

It’s always nice to have a crossword from Paul to post about, and I nowadays only get that chance when he occasionally gets a prize puzzle slot. We found this a satisfying solve, which didn’t present too many problems (although we’re not sure about 24d). I particularly enjoyed the linked clues 14,28; 2,1 and 27,10.

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