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Archive for April 9th, 2009

Financial Times 13,047/Gozo – Piece(s) of Cake?

Posted by smiffy on 9th April 2009

smiffy.

Probably for some, but today’s theme is certainly not a strong suit for me. I had to resort to online verification for two answers (15/21 and 29A) and outright cheating on another (12A), due to my musical ignorance.

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Independent 7014/Punk

Posted by Ali on 9th April 2009

Ali.

Like most other people no doubt, I seem to have a full week’s worth of stuff to fit into 4 days this week, so not much time to stop and admire this puzzle I’m afraid. Which is a shame, because it was very nice, like all Punk puzzles!

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Guardian 24669 – Boatman

Posted by manehi on 9th April 2009

manehi.

Getting 1dn early from a fairly obvious [but incorrect?] anagram made this a bit too easy, which is a pity as there are some nicer clues. A little theme of clues that included milk products/producers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent on Sunday 999 by Quixote (5 Apr 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on 9th April 2009

nmsindy.

I found this a little harder than normal, 19 and 20 across in particular, the latter not fully understood. Solving time, 32 mins. A theme to it. I refer to this after the clue explanations.

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Financial Times 13,038 – Crux

Posted by Uncle Yap on 9th April 2009

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 30 March 2009
dd = double definition
cd = cryptic definition
rev = reversed or reversal
ins = insertion
cha = charade
ha = hidden answer
*(fodder) = anagram

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Financial Times 13,037 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 9th April 2009

Pete Maclean.

FT Weekend prize puzzle from March 28
Another beauty from Cincinnus. I especially liked 1A, 14A, 28A, 5D and 7D.

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