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Archive for September 4th, 2009

Independent 7141 by Phi

Posted by nmsindy on 4th September 2009

nmsindy.

Not for the first time, a puzzle from Phi with a musical flavour.   Four musical instruments in symmetrical positions in the corners and a fifth in 11 down.  A pleasing solve, with everything clear.

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Guardian 24,796 / Araucaria

Posted by Andrew on 4th September 2009

Andrew.

A devilish theme from Araucaria today, and a puzzle of mixed difficulty, I found, with some rather obscure references.

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Independent 7136 by Virgilius (Saturday Prize Puzzle – 29 August 2009)

Posted by duncanshiell on 4th September 2009

duncanshiell.

I solved this in an afternoon whilst watching sport on television, so the fact that I could multi-task probably means that the sport wasn’t too engrossing and the crossword wasn’t too difficult.

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Financial Times 13,173 / Satori

Posted by shuchi on 4th September 2009

shuchi.

A stimulating, challenging puzzle from Satori.

This is the first Satori puzzle I’m blogging about; it is sad that he is no more. For those who missed it, tributes to the fine compiler on fifteensquared: link,  and in the Guardian: link.

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Inquisitor 139 – PAIRS by Nutmeg

Posted by Hihoba on 4th September 2009

Hihoba.

My thanks to Ho for this one as neither Hi nor Ba could do it. We found it much harder than Tennyson’s Maud and the poets a few weeks ago, though Ho didn’t!

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