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Archive for May 8th, 2008

FT 12,762/ Viking – Do you Bant?

Posted by smiffy on 8th May 2008

smiffy.

After slogging my way through yesterday’s Monk puzzle last night, I was expecting much easier fare today.  However, this one was no cakewalk either, and I had to use the world of Wiki to justify what was initially an optimistic guess on my part at 12A.

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Independent 6727/Mordred

Posted by neildubya on 8th May 2008

neildubya.

I found this very tough, despite a quick start. Still not sure about 8 and 11 though. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24383: Paul — Rainbow Nation

Posted by jetdoc on 8th May 2008

jetdoc.

When it’s a blogging day, I’m always happy to see that Paul is the setter, and this did not disappoint. As ever, some clever and potentially deceptive clues.

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Independent on Sunday 951 by Quixote (4 May 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on 8th May 2008

nmsindy.

Solving time, 17 mins

* = anagram < = reversed

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Financial Times 12,752 by Falcon

Posted by Pete Maclean on 8th May 2008

Pete Maclean.

Ah, my second Falcon puzzle to blog. This proved moderately easy and somehow I even dredged CHOTA PEG (19A) out of the back of my mind. I love 20D and 10D is very cute.

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