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Archive for August 22nd, 2008

FINANCIAL TIMES 12,853 by VIKING

Posted by Gaufrid on 22nd August 2008

Gaufrid.

It’s now well past 7pm and the scheduled blogger hasn’t put in an appearance so here is a substitute. As this has been prepared in some haste there are not many comments.
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Independent 6,818/Phi

Posted by Ali on 22nd August 2008

Ali.

A mercifully gentle end to a tough week. There were one or two answers I wasn’t immediately sure about, but solid clueing as always from Phi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 6813/Nimrod

Posted by neildubya on 22nd August 2008

neildubya.

I somehow managed to finish this, despite the half dozen or so clues that I filled in without really knowing why. Offers of enlightenment gratefully received. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24,474/Gordius

Posted by Andrew on 22nd August 2008

Andrew.

I don’t much like this grid, with its four almost-isolated corners. Luckily there were enough easyish clues in each corner to get me going, though the SE corner held me up for a while. Some niggles on a couple of clues, but quite fun overall, with some amusing surface readings.

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Inquisitor 85 LOTTERY by Schadenfreude

Posted by Hihoba on 22nd August 2008

Hihoba.

Good stuff from Schadenfreude. Educational too! I spotted BARTHOLOMEW and hence the theme for the “complete set” early which made it fairly simple to fill in the most of the lights. The exception was 19D which I didn’t solve until I found out who the “loser” was. The rest of the puzzle was pretty tricky. It made me read the Bible carefully, and not many things cause that nowadays!

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