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Beelzebub 1,239

Posted by Simon Harris on 8th December 2013

Simon Harris.

Beelzebub was excellent company on the slow train back from Sheffield to London last Sunday.

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Beelzebub 1238

Posted by Jed on 29th November 2013

Jed.

Tough and satisfying

 

 

 

 

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Beelzebub 1,237

Posted by Simon Harris on 24th November 2013

Simon Harris.

This seemed to be a relatively manageable week, which was welcome as I didn’t have access to Chambers at the time of solving.

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Beelzebub 1236

Posted by Jed on 15th November 2013

Jed.

Devilishly cunning

 

 

 

 

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Beelzebub 1,235

Posted by Simon Harris on 10th November 2013

Simon Harris.

A fairly tough week, I think, judging by the amount of cheating I had to do towards the end. 3dn still evades my best attempts to explain it.

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Beelzebub 1234

Posted by Jed on 1st November 2013

Jed.

Delightfully difficult

 

 

 

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Beelzebub 1,233

Posted by Simon Harris on 27th October 2013

Simon Harris.

I made good smooth progress unaided this week, forced (forced, I tell you) as I was to take shelter from biblical rains in a nearby hostelry without the usual tools at hand.

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Beelzebub 1232

Posted by Jed on 18th October 2013

Jed.

Excellent cerebral workout

 

 

 

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Beelzebub 1,231

Posted by Simon Harris on 13th October 2013

Simon Harris.

A fairly steady, but certainly not over-easy, solve this week, I found. Many answers fell in smoothly, with a small handful (such as 12, 23 and 2) that I felt I should check before writing in. 31 across seems to be about the only word that fits, and certainly relates to taxes, but the wordplay has me beaten.

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Beelzebub No 1230

Posted by Jed on 4th October 2013

Jed.

Cracking  stuff

 

 

 

 

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Beelzebub 1,229

Posted by Simon Harris on 29th September 2013

Simon Harris.

I didn’t notice it while solving, but we’ve an unusual grid with which to work this week. In my own solving and blogging memory, Beelzebub has always been set on a 12*12 grid, whereas today we’ve a 13*11 to fill.

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Beelzebub 1228

Posted by Jed on 20th September 2013

Jed.

Terrific puzzle from the prince of the fallen angels

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Beelzebub 1,227

Posted by Simon Harris on 15th September 2013

Simon Harris.

A tough puzzle even by Beelzebub standards, which has taken me until now to finish, let alone explain. Still, I think I’ve managed to cover everything off.

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Beelzebub No 1226

Posted by Jed on 6th September 2013

Jed.

A pleasure to solve and to blog

 

 

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Beelzebub 1,225

Posted by Simon Harris on 1st September 2013

Simon Harris.

Initially a fairly mid-paced week for me, but with a real struggle at the end, leaving a few clues unexplained. I’ve reproduced the relevant clues.

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