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Archive for July 2nd, 2009

Financial Times 13,118/Viking

Posted by smiffy on 2nd July 2009

smiffy.

I found this a well-balanced and consistent puzzle.  Nothing too clever-clever, but plenty of  decent clues that seemed more admirable on review (compared  to at the moment of solving).  If this has been an unattributed puzzle, I’d probably have plumped for it being by Bradman, as it was reminiscent of his style in parts.

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Independent 7,086 by Phi

Posted by Simon Harris on 2nd July 2009

Simon Harris.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, cd=cryptic definition, dd=double definition.

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Guardian 24741 / Paul

Posted by mhl on 2nd July 2009

mhl.

This was quite a tough puzzle to blog, with lots of intricate wordplay. However, as always with Paul’s excellent puzzles, this was very enteratining and inventive. I’m not quite sure about 2 down, I’m afraid…

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Independent on Sunday 1011 by Quixote (28 June 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on 2nd July 2009

nmsindy.

Solving time, 15 mins, so fairly easy.

* = anagram

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Financial Times 13,109 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 2nd July 2009

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 22 June 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 13,108 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 2nd July 2009

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of June 20
A fairly run-of-the-mill puzzle from Cincinnus this week. I especially liked 9A.

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