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Inquisitor 1345: Wide Boy by Kruger

Posted by duncanshiell on August 13th, 2014

duncanshiell.

Kruger is a prolific Inquisitor setter.  The index on this site tells me that he/she already has twenty under his/her belt.

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Independent 8,682 by Hob

Posted by John on August 12th, 2014

John.

As the laws of probability dictate, it sometimes happens that it falls to me, the most inappropriate person, to blog this sort of crossword. Hob has given us a crossword based on the 20 and some of the clues refer to the 20 taken literally. Thank goodness for Google, which told me practically all I needed to know about the two types of group.

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Prospective Sloggers & Betters – York – Saturday, Oct 25th …

Posted by Admin on August 12th, 2014

Admin.

… (optional Friday evening and Sunday lunch, 1,2 or 3 nights).

Is this a good date? If so, please confirm below then Jane and I will go ahead and organise it. Half-term for the teachers, and it worked in Sheffield this time last year (some bloke’s birthday). We’ll try and get deals for Fri/Sat, Sat/Sun and Fri/Sat/Sun if all approved.

John H. (aka Nimrod, Enigmatist etc)

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Guardian 26,336 by Chifonie

Posted by flashling on August 12th, 2014

flashling.

Well, not much to say today. Chifonie at possibly his mildest.

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Financial Times 14,698 by SAYANG

Posted by Bhavan on August 12th, 2014

Bhavan.

Not too taxing a puzzle. I welcome those at the beginning of the week.
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Guardian Quiptic 769 by Nutmeg

Posted by newmarketsausage on August 11th, 2014

newmarketsausage.

Nutmeg returns to the Quiptic with a puzzle to get the old grey cells ticking over once again.

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Independent 8,681 by Punk

Posted by flashling on August 11th, 2014

flashling.

Punk today with a fairly gentle, I thought, start to the week.

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Guardian 26,335 by Rufus

Posted by PeterO on August 11th, 2014

PeterO.

The puzzle may be found at http://www.theguardian.com/crosswords/cryptic/26335.

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Beelzebub 1,274

Posted by Simon Harris on August 10th, 2014

Simon Harris.

Definitely at the easier end of the Beelzebub spectrum. I fairly raced through this, and it might have been an unaided, single-sitting finish had I not had to check a couple in Chambers.

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AZED 2,200

Posted by bridgesong on August 10th, 2014

bridgesong.

A plain competition puzzle this month after the intricacies of July’s competition.

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Everyman 3539/3 August

Posted by Pierre on August 10th, 2014

Pierre.

Everyman on good form this morning.  One or two definitions which I thought were a bit imprecise, but otherwise all sound, with some clever anagrams.

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Independent on Sunday 1,276 by Hypnos

Posted by PeeDee on August 10th, 2014

PeeDee.

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

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Guardian Prize Puzzle 26,328 by Pasquale

Posted by bridgesong on August 9th, 2014

bridgesong.

A puzzle with a particularly appropriate theme from Pasquale this week.

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Independent 8674 by Nestor (Saturday Prize Puzzle 2 Aug 2014)

Posted by mc_rapper67 on August 9th, 2014

mc_rapper67.

A second Nestor in a row for me, in the 5-weekly blogging cycle, and another pleasant solve with some interesting surface readings…

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Enigmatic Variations No. 1132: Another Game by Artix

Posted by mc_rapper67 on August 9th, 2014

mc_rapper67.

A blank grid with no bars or numbers – and one of the longest preambles for a while…is Artix going to be playing games with our heads?

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