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Private Eye / Cyclops 507 – Turn for Good

Posted by beermagnet on 11th November 2013

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I thought I would set a new PB for solving this, …

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Cyclops 506: Some like [sh]it hot

Posted by jetdoc on 28th October 2013

jetdoc.

A very hurried blog, started on Friday afternoon, on the train on the way up to Sheffield for Part 1 of the John Henderson Big Birthday Bash, and being finished in what will be tomorrow’s (i.e. Saturday 26th’s) party venue. So do excuse any sloppiness; I will correct it next week; .

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Private Eye / Cyclops 505 Irksome Groping

Posted by beermagnet on 14th October 2013

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Another fun-packed episode from our one-eyed friend

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Cyclops 504: Ice dancing in limbo

Posted by jetdoc on 30th September 2013

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A bit of holiday entertainment for me, with the blog to write on my return. Not a puzzle that detained me for long, but enjoyable and delightfully scurrilous nonetheless. Read the rest of this entry »

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Private Eye / Cyclops 503 – Psycho diatribe

Posted by beermagnet on 16th September 2013

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Cyclops on usual form with a bundle of profane, scatological and politically cynical clues and answers.

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Cyclops 502: Stating the bleedin’ obvious

Posted by jetdoc on 2nd September 2013

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After the last one I blogged, a straightforward Cyclops puzzle. Some clever clues, with special mention going to 2d and 9/7d. Read the rest of this entry »

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Private Eye / Cyclops 501 – Oh Dearie Me

Posted by beermagnet on 19th August 2013

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More  Cryptic Defs (CDs) in the clues than usual this time.

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Cyclops 500: Hall of infamy, infamy…

Posted by jetdoc on 5th August 2013

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Congratulations to Cyclops on his 500th puzzle, and many thanks for all the fun and amusement so far. Here’s to number 1000!

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Private Eye / Cyclops 499 – ID

Posted by beermagnet on 22nd July 2013

beermagnet.

How did I end up on a Sunday night an hour from the usual midnight deadline scrubbling together a blog for a puzzle I solved, and made notes for(!), over a week ago.

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Cyclops 498: Feel-good factor

Posted by jetdoc on 8th July 2013

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… not engendered by George Osborne, obviously, but by the lovely weather.

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Private Eye / Cyclops 497 – Murky custom

Posted by beermagnet on 24th June 2013

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As usual Cyclops sprinkles the Grid and clues with a set of politicians of varying murkiness.

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Cyclops 496: Pseudonymous

Posted by jetdoc on 10th June 2013

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Sorry about the late posting — I did the puzzle a while ago and had plans to complete the blog yesterday, but a migraine rather inconveniently intervened.

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Private Eye / Cyclops 495 – My kingdom for a horse

Posted by beermagnet on 27th May 2013

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An entertaining puzzle from Cyclops that brightened up a dull Thursday morning commute …

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Cyclops 494: Vicars in uniform

Posted by jetdoc on 12th May 2013

jetdoc.

With the usual apologies to anyone who struggled, I found this Cyclops puzzle remarkably easy. For some reason, the one that took me longest was 15d.

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Private Eye / Cyclops 493 – …lightenlightenli…

Posted by beermagnet on 29th April 2013

beermagnet.

I smiled at the double-light in column 12 of the grid when it revealed itself.  That’s what us crossword fans want isn’t it – a spot of light enlightening.

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