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Archive for April 17th, 2013

Financial Times 14,289 by Cinephile

Posted by PeeDee on 17th April 2013

PeeDee.

I found this quite easy to solve yet very satisfying in the process.  Loads of variety and interest and fresh ideas, how does he keep it up?  I am continually astonished at Cinephile/Araucaria’s output.

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Independent 8270/Dac

Posted by John on 17th April 2013

John.

Yesterday ‘the Thatcher tribute puzzle’ was referred to but K’s D said that we could rest easy (and he was quite right). I have to be out later, so got up well in time for the devilish concoction that had been prepared for the day of the Thatcher funeral, but simply found the usual Dac. Lovely it was, too, but not devilish. Several of these clues have the smoothest most elegant surfaces. But that’s just par for the course with Dac. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian Cryptic N° 25,924 by Picaroon

Posted by PeterO on 17th April 2013

PeterO.

The puzzle may be found at http://www.guardian.co.uk/crosswords/cryptic/25924.

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Inquisitor 1276: Fundamental Error by Lato

Posted by HolyGhost on 17th April 2013

HolyGhost.

Eleven corrections to definitions spell a phrase explaining 10 unclued entries. The remaining unclued entry (defining the phrase) would “in normal cryptic crossword usage, regard Lato’s interpretation as erroneous.”
 
Don’t really understand that last bit, but let’s crack on.

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