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Archive for May 13th, 2009

Independent 7043/Dac

Posted by John on 13th May 2009

John.

Dac as usual shows his mastery. One or two things I’m not quite sure about but it’s more likely to be me than him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 13,075 / Gozo

Posted by Gaufrid on 13th May 2009

Gaufrid.

I am trying to compose myself so that I can write a short composition about sixteen composers (or twenty two if you include the various possibilities for 11 and 12). Despite having a lifelong preference for classical music, two or three of these composers were unknown to me prior to today and I suspect that a number of solvers will not have heard of a few more. However most, if not all, could be readily determined from the wordplay.

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Guardian 24698 / Rover

Posted by mhl on 13th May 2009

mhl.

We found this rather tough, but with lots of good “A-ha!” moments (e.g. 12a, 14a, 27a, 6d, 21d). There are 10 clues that refer to the theme of drinks and drinking, including the 15 letter clues at either edge. I’m not sure about 25 across…

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