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I’m training for the Olympic Wordnastics

  Doctor employs magic at tournament (7, 5).* I’m trying to solve this clue compiled by gifted tweet cruciverbalist @aclueaday and I’m watching the Olympic Games. How the hell do the gymnasts get their bodies to twist, twirl and tumble? … Continue reading

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Reputations (and mirrrors) are crushed by fickle finger of gate

I put my car into reverse and back out of the driveway. I’m distracted. I’m trying to solve this crossword clue: Rash act, eg foolishly join party one shouldn’t (9), but the solution evades me. Foolishly join a party one … Continue reading

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Friends may come and friends may go, but towels hang around

I walked across the gym floor. I could feel the sting of hundreds of eyes upon me, judging me. I’m sure the gym bunny in tights hissed “sies” as I walked past her and the tattooed, muscle man pumping iron glared … Continue reading

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Juju’s favourite Elvis song revealed

I walk into my local. “The usual?” asks the man behind the counter. I nod. It’s Tuesday, August 16, and The Shrink, my crossword companion, has challenged me to come up with a cryptic clue to mark the day and I just … Continue reading

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Eric Miyeni joins the Departed Columnists’ Society …

Fail! Eric starts to mess with the City Press editor (6)*. I’m at a restaurant, trying to solve that crossword clue, when I notice three men and a woman speaking in hushed voices at a table nearby. One of the … Continue reading

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