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Archive for August 19th, 2008

Independent 6815/Morph

Posted by John on 19th August 2008

John.

This took ages — Morph seems to be getting very difficult nowadays. This wasn’t helped by the fact that there were some answers that appear a bit tenuous, although it’s more likely that I don’t understand them properly. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian, 24471/Araucaria

Posted by mhl on 19th August 2008

mhl.

This was a difficult puzzle today, I thought, although I tend to find Araucaria’s crosswords harder than the other Guardian setters. As usual, there are some really satisfying clues here and great surface readings. There are two clues nicely linked to 10 down, but otherwise I didn’t spot a particular theme. Can someone explain 16,19?

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Financial Times 12850 / Armonie

Posted by C G Rishikesh on 19th August 2008

C G Rishikesh.

Neither too easy nor too hard, this puzzle has neat clues. I must admit that I had an unusually slow start but I completed it in much less than 30 minutes. The bottom left quad was filled in first while the bottom right was delayed.

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