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Archive for February 18th, 2013

Guardian Quiptic 692/Nutmeg

Posted by Pierre on 18th February 2013

Pierre.

A challenging puzzle for a Quiptic today in my opinion.  Some remote synonyms, unusual definitions, and a surfeit of insertion type clues.

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Posted in Guardian Quiptic | 15 Comments »

Independent 8220/Quixote

Posted by Pierre on 18th February 2013

Pierre.

I suspect Quixote might have had a double dose of Weetabix for his breakfast before setting this one.  I found it a good deal more difficult than his usual Monday puzzle.

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Posted in Independent | 7 Comments »

Guardian Cryptic 25874 Rufus

Posted by scchua on 18th February 2013

scchua.

A Rufus with, I thought, a more than usual share of anagrams, cds and dds, so it might win even fewer friends.  There are some nice surfaces and misdirections, though.  Thanks Rufus.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom have unidentified links to the puzzle.  Please enclose any comments on them in double brackets.  Thank you.]]

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Posted in Guardian | 37 Comments »

Cyclops 488: Beware supporter wilt! (see 3/22)

Posted by jetdoc on 18th February 2013

jetdoc.

I think there was some fairly tricky wordplay in this Cyclops — it took me a bit longer than usual. Was that just me, or do others agree? Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Private Eye/Cyclops | 12 Comments »