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Archive for June 10th, 2008

Independent 6755/Merlin

Posted by John on 10th June 2008

John.

A very pleasant crosword from Merlin – several nice clues. I didn’t findĀ him so difficult asĀ usual. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 12,790 / Crux

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 10th June 2008

C G Rishikesh.

Done in 30 minutes. Puzzle is of average difficulty. I got toehold with 13ac. I finished the lower half of the grid first. The very last ones were in the top left corner: 1ac, 1dn and (surprisingly) 3dn.

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Guardian 24,411 (Puck)

Posted by diagacht on 10th June 2008

diagacht.

Some difficult clues here. I couldn’t follow the clue for 24dn. Can it be that it has gone west? Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 12,783 – Falcon

Posted by Uncle Yap on 10th June 2008

Uncle Yap.

From FT Monday 2 June 2008
Common abbreviations used
dd = double definition
cd = cryptic definition
rev = reversed or reversal
ins = insertion
cha = charade
* = anagram

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