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Archive for August 27th, 2009

Independent 7,134/Tees

Posted by Ali on 27th August 2009

Ali.

Nice stuff from Tees. Some excellent clues here, though there are one ot two I can’t quite piece together, so any pointers appreciated.

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Financial Times 13,166 / Sleuth

Posted by Gaufrid on 27th August 2009

Gaufrid.

A pangrammatic puzzle today with a good mixture of clue types.

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Guardian 24,789 / Paul

Posted by Andrew on 27th August 2009

Andrew.

After yesterday’s struggles with Enigmatist, I found this one mostly quite easy, except that 7dn stumped me for ages, and caused some problems with its crossing words too. Some tricky wordplay here, and a fine Paul-ism in 1ac. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent on Sunday 1019 by Quixote (23 Aug 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on 27th August 2009

nmsindy.

I found this very easy, solving time 11 mins.

* = anagram    < = reversed

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Financial Times 13,151 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 27th August 2009

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 17 August 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 13,156 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 27th August 2009

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of August 15

I did this puzzle on a flight from London to the US returning from my summer vacation. I found it good as always although I do have a quibble about 19A. My favourite clue is probably 15D.

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