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Archive for July 30th, 2009

Financial Times 13,142 / Sleuth

Posted by Gaufrid on 30th July 2009

Gaufrid.

Smiffy has been sidetracked by some unforeseen commitments so apologies for the lateness of this post.

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Independent 7,110/Bannsider

Posted by Ali on 30th July 2009

Ali.

Given the general tendency for Thursday’s puzzle to be on the tough side, it’s usual practice for me to check online at midnight. Probably just as well really, as we very rarely see Bannsider during the week and I’ve never had the honour before. His are the kind of puzzles which are usually best solved over the course of a week rather than a morning!

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Guardian 24765 / Rover

Posted by mhl on 30th July 2009

mhl.

I made very heavy weather of this, although I’m not sure why, apart from picking the wrong letters as anagram fodder over and over again :)

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Independent on Sunday 1015 by Quixote (26 July 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on 30th July 2009

nmsindy.

Solving time, 40 mins, a lot of which was looking for 5 down.

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Financial Times 13,133 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 30th July 2009

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 20 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 13,132 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 30th July 2009

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of July 18
Well I found this Cincinnus considerably harder than usual. How about you? Especially 1A, 20A and 16D. And I especially like 12A and 21D.

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