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21 December, 2007

Extrowords 106: Generalissimo 76

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9 across: Van Morrison classic from Moondance (7)

6 down: Order beginning with ‘A’ (12)

6 across: Fatal weakness (8,4)

19 across: Rolling Stones classic (12)

4 down: Massacre tool (8)

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Created by Amit Varma

17 December, 2007

Extrowords 105: Generalissimo 75

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5 across: Robbie Robertson song about Richard Manuel (6,5)

2 down: F5 on a keyboard (7)

10 across: Lionel Richie hit (5)

3 down: ALTAIR, for example (5)

16 down: The problem with Florida 2000 (5)

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Created by Amit Varma

13 December, 2007

Extrowords 104: Generalissimo 74

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6 across: Alejandro González Iñárritu’s breakthrough film (6,6)

19 across: Soft leather shoe (8)

7 down: Randroids, for example (12)

12 down: First American World Chess Champion (7)

17 down: Circle of influence (5)

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Created by Amit Varma

11 December, 2007

Extrowords 103: Generalissimo 74

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14 across: FDR’s baby (3,4)

1 down: A glitch in the Matrix? (4,2)

4 down: Slanted character (6)

5 down: New Year’s venue in New York (5,6)

16 down: Atmosphere of melancholy (5)

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Created by Amit Varma

10 December, 2007

Extrowords 102: Generalissimo 73

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5 across: The US president’s bird (3,5,3)

11 down: Group once known as the Quarrymen (7)

10 across: Cavalry sword (5)

19 across: Masonic ritual (5,6)

1 down: Pioneer of Ostpolitik (6)

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Created by Amit Varma

22 November, 2007

Extrowords 101: Generalissimo 72

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11 across: Chandigarh’s is 0172 (3,4)

21 across: He’s a loser, baby (4)

1 down: Garment meant to shape the torso (6)

12 down: It’s slogan: “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit” (8)

18 down: Noise made by badminton players? (6)

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Created by Amit Varma

16 November, 2007

Extrowords 100: Generalissimo 71

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17 across: Beckham speciality (4,4)

4 down: Havana speciality (5)

19 across: Infamous 1988 commercial against Michael Dukakis (9,4)

11 down: Precisely (2,3,3)

13 down: City infamously ransacked by the Japanese in 1937 (7)

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Created by Amit Varma

13 November, 2007

Extrowords 99: Generalissimo 70

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5 down: Torso covering (6)

7 down: Government by rogues (12)

15 across: eBay speciality (7)

18 across: Demonic (8)

20 across: Common language (6,6)

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Created by Amit Varma

12 November, 2007

Extrowords 98: Generalissimo 69

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6 across: Franchise revived by Frank Miller (6)

13 across: What Keanu Reeves and Zayed Khan have in common (5)

18 across: What Frank Sinatra and George Clooney have in common (6,6)

19 across: Dosa mix, for example (6)

2 down: Green, in a non-environmental way (7)

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Created by Amit Varma

16 August, 2007

Extrowords 97: Generalissimo 68

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18 across: Makoto Hagiwara and David Jung both claim to have invented it (7,6)

1 down: French impressionist who rejected that term (5)

3 down: Artificial surface used for playing hockey (9)

7 down: The sequel to Iliad (7)

12 down: Adipose tissue (4,3)

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Created by Amit Varma

10 August, 2007

Extrowords 96: Generalissimo 67

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19 across: French anthropologist after whom a part of the brain is named (5)

2 down: The boundary between Italy and Gaul (7)

7 down: Pasta cooked to be firm (2,5)

14 down: Decoration with fragments of colored glass (6)

16 down: 14th century Japanese spy (5)

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Created by Amit Varma

09 August, 2007

Extrowords 95: Generalissimo 66

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8 across: What a timely tailor ensures? (1,6,2,4)

2 down: Rinus Michels’s strategy (5,8)

6 down: What the Kelo controversy was all about (7,6)

11 down: Boxing mouthpiece (8)

14 down: Business accessory that is rumoured to affect a man’s virility (6)

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Created by Amit Varma

06 August, 2007

Extrowords 94: Generalissimo 65

Sample clues

1 across: Sizzlin’ Sally, Old Smokey, Gruesome Gertie etc (8,5)

18 across: Middle-earth humanoid (3)

20 across: Absurd playwright (6,7)

5 down: The cruellest month (5)

8 down: He was forced to clothe his Maja (4)

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Created by Amit Varma

02 August, 2007

Extrowords 93: Generalissimo 64

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1 across: A detective’s container? (4)

11 across: Monopoly (3-5, 4)

18 across: A high price (2,3,3,1,3)

22 across: Bradman’s was 99.94 (7)

2 down: Internet magazine sold by Microsoft to the Washington Post Company (5)

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Created by Amit Varma

01 August, 2007

Extrowords 92: Generalissimo 63

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4 across: Where sexual inclinations hide? (6)

2 down: Red, Yellow, Green (7,6)

5 down: The currency of the internet (5)

6 down: Prestidigitation (7,2,4)

7 down: Venetian Renaissance artist whose last painting was the Pietà (6)

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Created by Amit Varma

31 July, 2007

Extrowords 91: Generalissimo 62

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5 across: Xanthus’s slave on Samos (5)

15 across: The climax of the NFL (5,4)

19 across: Be patient! (3,2,4,4)

11 down: What Gmail or Yahoo don’t charge you (7)

16 down: Greek gateway that sounds like an unwanted guest (5)

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Created by Amit Varma

30 July, 2007

Extrowords 90: Generalissimo 61

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9 across: Now that email’s here, he doesn’t even ring once (7)

15 across: Where Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln confer (5,8)

19 across: Socrates’s famous student (5)

5 down: Site of Michelangelo’s greatest triumph (7,6)

6 down: Sex appeal (5)

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Created by Amit Varma

28 July, 2007

Extrowords 89: Generalissimo 60

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1 across: Expressionless (7)

13 across: He became king when he was nine months old, and went mad later in life (5,3,5)

18 across: What a cricket umpire’s raised finger indicates (3)

20 across: Device for measuring radiation (6,7)

11 down: Tush (3)

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Created by Amit Varma

26 July, 2007

Extrowords 88: Generalissimo 59

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15 across: The only Beatles song recorded outside Britain (4,3,2,4)

3 down: The opposition’s ministry (6,7)

5 down: Simultaneously (2,3,4,4)

6 down: Kind of salwar (5)

11 down: Relating to touch (7)

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Created by Amit Varma

25 July, 2007

Extrowords 87: Generalissimo 58

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4 across: South Pacific version of the lungi (6)

14 across: Ancient forecasters (11)

19 down: Legendary editor of the Economist (6,7)

2 down: One-time head of the Genovese crime family (5,8)

6 down: Offerings of peace (5,8)

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Created by Amit Varma