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Archive for February 4th, 2009

Independent 6959/Dac

Posted by John on 4th February 2009

John.

Is it just me, or is Dac becoming a bit harder? No objections though: as usual everything made pretty good sense once I’d got there. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Independent | 4 Comments »

Financial Times 12,992 / Io

Posted by Gaufrid on 4th February 2009

Gaufrid.

I can’t say I particularly enjoyed this one but that may be partly due to the fact that I woke up with toothache this morning. Some of the surfaces seemed ‘strained’ or didn’t make sense and some of the definitions were weak. However, there was a clever anagram and insertion indicator in 15a/18a though again I found the definition somewhat vague.
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Guardian 24,614 – Brendan

Posted by manehi on 4th February 2009

manehi.

Found this rather easy today, got a couple of answers that were connected by 11, 19 and 26, got these, and then the rest of the related answers very soon after. Lots of nice little clues. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guardian | 33 Comments »

FT blogging – Situations Vacant

Posted by neildubya on 4th February 2009

neildubya.

We have two vacancies on our FT team: Rishi, who has provided excellent coverage of the Tuesday puzzle for a year, has decided to retire at the end of February.  Also, Octofem, our Thursday blogger, has to take a break for a couple of months.

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Posted in Announcements | 2 Comments »