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Archive for April 30th, 2009

Financial Times 13,064 / Adamant

Posted by smiffy on 30th April 2009

smiffy.

I couldn’t spot anything here that required more than a cursory explanation, but please leave a message after the tone if you disagree…..beep….

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Independent 7032 by Nimrod

Posted by nmsindy on 30th April 2009

nmsindy.

Hard as Nimrod usually is, solving time, 58 mins. Very hard to break into, but seeing 1 down was a breakthrough helping with the LHS of the grid.

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Guardian 24687 / Araucaria

Posted by mhl on 30th April 2009

mhl.

A typically difficult puzzle from Araucaria, but with some very pleasing clues.

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Independent on Sunday 1002 by Quixote (26 Apr 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on 30th April 2009

nmsindy.

Great minds are still puzzling as to how Quixote has crossword 1002 in the 1000th issue of the paper which contained many articles and reminiscences to mark that occasion. The puzzle itself was very easy , I found, solving time 12 mins.

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Financial Times 13,055 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 30th April 2009

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 20 April 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 13,054 by Cinephile

Posted by Pete Maclean on 30th April 2009

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of April 18
A nice, moderately difficult puzzle from Cinephile with a memorable clue in 3D. I was stumped on 10A for a while as I was unfamiliar with the term “pack drill”.

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