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Archive for January 6th, 2013

AZED No. 2,117 Plain

Posted by The Trafites on 6th January 2013

The Trafites.

Nick:  Fairly tough today, 8/10.

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Everyman No. 3456 (30th December)

Posted by The Trafites on 6th January 2013

The Trafites.

Lorraine:  Good morning and a happy new year to you all.

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Genius 114 / Paul

Posted by Gaufrid on 6th January 2013

Gaufrid.

Well, this was an interesting challenge. My initial progress was quite rapid because I concentrated on the clues that were obviously not affected by the special instructions.

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Azed No 2116 Christmas Devilry

Posted by bridgesong on 6th January 2013

bridgesong.

This year Azed’s Christmas puzzle combined an old favourite (although not of all solvers), Printer’s Devilry,  for the across clues, with something entirely new for the down clues. These were normal clues made more complex by the addition of a jumble of consecutive letters referring to the equivalent across clue (in sequential order). I can only wonder at the effort this must have involved. The effect, strangely, was perhaps to make the puzzle rather easier to solve than had all the clues been PD.

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Independent on Sunday 1193 Hypnos

Posted by scchua on 6th January 2013

scchua.

Quite a straightforward and enjoyable puzzle, with a touch of the Season included. Thanks to Hypnos. And a Happy New Year (not too late, I think) to all readers, bloggers and setters here. Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom have unidentified links to the puzzle.]]

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