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AZED No. 2,207 Plain

Posted by PeeDee on 28th September 2014

PeeDee.

A unusual grid from AZED this week.

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Guardian Prize Puzzle 26,370 by Paul

Posted by PeeDee on 27th September 2014

PeeDee.

Harder than usual for Paul, it took me a long while to get going on this one – until the theme was uncovered.  A typically inventive and varied puzzle from Paul, and (mostly) very entertaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 14,735 by IO

Posted by PeeDee on 24th September 2014

PeeDee.

Another themed puzzle from Io, trickier than the one I blogged a couple of weeks ago.  There are still some explanations that I am not sure about so any help in getting to the bottom of these would be appreciated.

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Financial Times 14,729 by WANDERER

Posted by PeeDee on 17th September 2014

PeeDee.

Sorry for the late post everyone, I completely forgot it was my turn.  Good puzzle from Wanderer, fortunately not too tricky today!

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Financial Times 14,723 by IO

Posted by PeeDee on 10th September 2014

PeeDee.

Quite a puzzle from Io.

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Independent on Sunday 1,280 by Hypnos

Posted by PeeDee on 7th September 2014

PeeDee.

Sound clues and an enjoyable solve.  Thanks Hypnos.

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Financial Times 14,717 by MONK

Posted by PeeDee on 3rd September 2014

PeeDee.

Yet another varied and enjoyable crossword from Monk.  This was a reasonaly accessiible puzzle by Monk standards (ie merely hard).

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Guardian August Bank Holiday Puzzle 26,346 by Maskarade

Posted by PeeDee on 30th August 2014

PeeDee.

An truly epic puzzle – epic to set, epic to solve and an epic to blog.  Thanks Maskarade!

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Financial Times 14,711 by AARDVARK

Posted by PeeDee on 27th August 2014

PeeDee.

Great stuff from Aardvark today, interesting all the way though.  Thank you Aardvark.

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Financial Times 14,705 by ALBERICH

Posted by PeeDee on 20th August 2014

PeeDee.

A tough puzzle from Alberich.

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AZED 2,201

Posted by PeeDee on 17th August 2014

PeeDee.

My first Azed puzzle as a regular blogger entailing a very enjoyable trawl though Chambers. The great thing about blogging an Azed puzzle is that it gives me the perfect excuse to spend the afternoon reading the dictionary without attracting unwelcome comments about ‘needing to get a life’ etc. Thank you Azed.

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Independent on Sunday 1,276 by Hypnos

Posted by PeeDee on 10th August 2014

PeeDee.

A good varied crossword with some easy clues and some tricky ones – something for everyone. Thanks Hypnos.

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Financial Times 14,693 by Artexlen

Posted by PeeDee on 6th August 2014

PeeDee.

I didn’t find this as much fun as previous Artexlen puzzles I have blogged.

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Financial Times 14,681 by GAFF

Posted by PeeDee on 23rd July 2014

PeeDee.

I struggled with this one, a tricky puzzle.

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Financial Times 14,675 by IO

Posted by PeeDee on 16th July 2014

PeeDee.

For the second time I have been unable to complete an Io puzzle.  Any help with the remaining two solutions would be greatly appreciated.

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