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Archive for February 13th, 2013

Financial Times 14,236 by Aardvark

Posted by PeeDee on 13th February 2013

PeeDee.

With Aardvark I find getting the solutions easy but the explanations why more difficult.

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Independent 8216 / Dac

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 13th February 2013

Bertandjoyce.

An enjoyable puzzle as expected from Dac. Lovely surface readings and some clever misdirections.

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Guardian Cryptic N° 25,870 by Chifonie

Posted by PeterO on 13th February 2013

PeterO.

Here we have a collection of well-turned, straightforward clues.

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Inquisitor 1267: Woodchuck Puzzle by Plench

Posted by kenmac on 13th February 2013

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Preamble: Five answers must be amended as suggested by a thematic phrase (two words, to be deduced in part, and highlighted). Chambers recognises two meanings for this phrase. Appropriate to the first meaning (in which two alternatives are implied), an element of the phrase is subject to a ‘timely’ interruption (six cells, to be highlighted). In choosing whether or not to highlight a further six cells, solvers must opt for the alternative that is also more consistent with the second meaning.

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