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Financial Times 13,088/Gozo

Posted by smiffy on 28th May 2009

smiffy.

Other than a couple of (literally) lavatorial answers at 1A and 18, I can find little comment-worthy stuff in this puzzle.  In the double-edged words of an erstwhile history teacher of mine, “It’s good….as far as it as goes.”

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Independent 7056 by Nestor

Posted by nmsindy on 28th May 2009

nmsindy.

An excellent puzzle from Nestor who I had the pleasure of meeting at Sloggers and Betters 5 in London last week. A bit easier than I expected – in particular I got some of the longer answers from the definitions. Solving time, 23 mins.

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Guardian 24,711 – Quantum

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 28th May 2009

Ciaran McNulty.

A nice straightforward puzzle today, perhaps a bit more straightforward than most Thursdays.  Quite a lot of anagram and straightforward charades.

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Independent on Sunday 1006 by Quixote (24 May 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on 28th May 2009

nmsindy.

Solving time, 19 mins. The usual pleasing puzzle.

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Financial Times 13,079 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 28th May 2009

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 18 May 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 13,078 by Cinephile (channeling George Eliot)

Posted by Pete Maclean on 28th May 2009

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of 17 May
Cinephile gives us one of his typical themed puzzles, this one touching on the works of George Eliot.

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