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2160: 18 Down

3 May 2014 9:00 am

Six unclued lights are 18 Down from the same source (five are entitled to appear; the sixth appears regularly). Six…

To 2157: Song X

3 May 2014 9:00 am

If the grid were a TIMEPIECE (13/12), the six perimetric words (GRANITE, LIMESTONE, SERPENTINE, GREYWACKE, DALRADIAN and HORNFELS) might collectively…

2151: Sources

1 March 2014 9:00 am

Three theme words which must be deduced each suggest three unclued lights (including one of two words and ignoring one…

2140: Essex Man

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Our hero must be revealed by shading six cells appropriately. Four unclued lights are key words in 11s featuring the…

to 2137: Speculation

23 November 2013 9:00 am

The two words were BULL and BEAR. BULL is suggested by 36, 41, 6 and 10; BEAR by 34, 37,…

2131: Present

21 September 2013 9:00 am

16/17 (four words in total) is a work by 11 which suggests the remaining unclued lights. Five clues contain a…

Solution to 2128: carbon copy

21 September 2013 9:00 am

The puzzle marked a DOUBLE TON (42/27) by DUMPYNOSE (11) in THE SPECTATOR (17/19). Remaining unclued lights suggest a DOUBLETON:…

2122: Theme and variations

20 July 2013 9:00 am

The nine unclued lights (including two of two words) form three groups of three: two of the three groups each…

Solution to 2119: Filial request

20 July 2013 9:00 am

The full quotation was ‘Mother, GIVE ME THE SUN’ (14/7) from Ghosts by HENRIK IBSEN (29/1D). Remaining unclued lights give…