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Archive for July 23rd, 2009

Financial Times 13,136/Flimsy

Posted by smiffy on 23rd July 2009

smiffy.

Nothing pant-wettingly exciting here, but a nice vein of humour running through some of the clues, which raised a few smiles.  Please excuse the slightly late blog (again).  While the FT have certainly improved the legibility of their online puzzles recently, the pages themselves no longer seem to be posted earlier enough for a pre-bedtime solve by those of us in the western colonies.

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Independent 7,104 by Nestor

Posted by Simon Harris on 23rd July 2009

Simon Harris.

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

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Guardian 24,759 – Paul

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 23rd July 2009

Ciaran McNulty.

Maybe not as fiendish as some Thursday puzzles, but still tricky – I’m still in the dark about 10ac.  Some lovely clues today, especially 13dn and 11ac.

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Independent on Sunday 1014 by Quixote (19 July 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on 23rd July 2009

nmsindy.

Not too difficult, solving time 16 mins

* = anagram < = reversed

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Financial Times 13,127 – Crux

Posted by Uncle Yap on 23rd July 2009

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 13 July 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 13,126 by Cinephile

Posted by Pete Maclean on 23rd July 2009

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of July 11
I enjoyed this puzzle from Cinephile. Had to look up a couple of words (CUMAE and PRETERITE). I particularly like 1A, 14A and 24-26A.

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