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Archive for January 28th, 2009

Independent 6953 by Dac

Posted by nmsindy on 28th January 2009

nmsindy.

A mixture of some very easy and some very difficult clues, I found. Solving time, 24 mins

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Financial Times 12,986 / Cinephile

Posted by Gaufrid on 28th January 2009

Gaufrid.

A definite challenge today due to the Oxford College theme and some unfamiliar words. I found it difficult to get into the puzzle until the significance of ‘OC’ emerged and 7a/8d held me up for a while at the end (along with trying to parse 2d). I should have recognised the theme more quickly because there was a similar one some months ago. I have been unable to resolve 2d to my satisfaction (Edit: now sorted, thanks Eileen) and I also wonder about the correct interpretation of 16d.

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Guardian 24608 / Orlando

Posted by mhl on 28th January 2009

mhl.

This was a nice fun puzzle to do – we found this unusually fast to do, and finished it off without needing to resort to external help (which makes a pleasant change :))

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Posted in Guardian | 27 Comments »