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Archive for March 8th, 2013

Guardian Prize 25,885 / Puck

Posted by Eileen on 8th March 2013

Eileen.

A lovely puzzle from Puck, with a great variety of witty cluing and amusing surfaces and a mini ‘Alice in Wonderland’ theme. It took me a little while to get into it but I really enjoyed the challenge. Many thanks, Puck, for the fun.

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Independent 8236/Phi

Posted by John on 8th March 2013

John.

The usual good crossword from Phi that I found a bit harder than usual. I’m still quite lost on 25ac and would be grateful for some help here: it will surely be forthcoming and then I’ll realise how feeble I’ve been.

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Financial Times 14,256 by Wanderer

Posted by Jed on 8th March 2013

Jed.

This was a real challenge – 1,6 27,28 and 8,23 as yet unexplained

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Beelzebub 1200

Posted by Jed on 8th March 2013

Jed.

Usual inventiveness and clever misdirections – includes a mini theme as yet unexplained

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Guardian Cryptic N° 25,890 by Arachne

Posted by PeterO on 8th March 2013

PeterO.

This puzzle may be found at http://www.guardian.co.uk/crosswords/cryptic/25890.

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Enigmatic Variations 1058 Principle by Jaguar

Posted by twencelas on 8th March 2013

twencelas.

A new setter, I believe, certainly not one I have come across before – Should be interesting then. Twencelas’ third principle “Variety is the spice of the solver”. Do I, perhaps,  detect a scientific mind behind this puzzle?

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