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Archive for March 18th, 2013

Guardian Quiptic 696/Nutmeg

Posted by Pierre on 18th March 2013


Nutmeg has produced a fair but toughish Quiptic for us this morning, I think.  A good variety of cluing this month, with one or two that I particularly enjoyed.

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Independent 8244 by Quixote

Posted by NealH on 18th March 2013


I found this Quixote one of the more difficult ones. There were plenty of easier starter clues but a number of more obscure words meant the bottom part of the puzzle was quite tricky to finish. There were lots of nice, well-constructed clues – 24 was a very neat &lit.
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Cyclops 490: They eat horses, don’t they?

Posted by jetdoc on 18th March 2013


Apologies for lateness.

Cyclops on good form this week, with some amusing and at times deceptively salacious wordplay, and several references to the discovery of horsemeat in many ‘beef’ products. I think 23/9/1 has to be my favourite, though. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian Cryptic 25898 Rufus

Posted by scchua on 18th March 2013


Another typical Rufus, with cds/dds taking the centre stage today.  Nicely compact clues, and overall easy but enjoyable.  Thanks to 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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