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Archive for March 19th, 2013

Sloggers & Betters Gathering – Manchester, 4 May 2013 – UPDATE

Posted by Admin on 19th March 2013


Arachne and I are hosting a get-together at the Vine Inn, 42-46 Kennedy St, Manchester, M2 4BQ, from 12.00 on Saturday 4 May. This is a final call to all fellow travellers to email me ( [email protected] ) to confirm their attendance (or send their apologies if they have received a better offer for the day).  We are expecting around 40 to turn up.  There will be a charge of £7.50 to cover costs, including food – a buffet will be provided.

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Financial Times 14265 Neo

Posted by scchua on 19th March 2013


Today’s puzzle by Neo, who appears more often than not on a Tuesday, is a relatively easy one by his standards.  Lots of good story-telling surfaces.  Thanks to Neo.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom have unidentified links to the puzzle.]]

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Independent 8245 / Hob

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 19th March 2013


This is the second Hob crossword that we’ve blogged. There was quite a lot to enjoy here but a few of the clues left us a little disappointed after the recent wonderful debut Saturday Prize puzzle.

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Guardian 25,899 – Brummie

Posted by Uncle Yap on 19th March 2013

Uncle Yap.

The puzzle today is rather straightforward except for the two clues which formed the centre-piece on the 60th anniversary of a great scientific discovery.

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