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Archive for September 17th, 2009

Independent 7152 by Nimrod

Posted by duncanshiell on 17th September 2009

duncanshiell.

Not too difficult a puzzle from Nimrod which I solved in under 30 minutes.

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Guardian 24,807 – Araucaria

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 17th September 2009

Ciaran McNulty.

Quite a challenge today, mainly due to the problems with getting started in such an interlocking grid.  Once 15dn was cracked the rest became easier, however.

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Independent on Sunday 1022 by Quixote (13 Sep 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on 17th September 2009

nmsindy.

Not too hard, I found, solving time 17 mins

* = anagram  < = reversed

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Financial Times 13,184/Falcon

Posted by smiffy on 17th September 2009

smiffy.

This is the first puzzle I’ve had a crack at, let alone blogged, in a little while so was relieved to be reintroduced into the shallow end of the pool.¬† While solving, there seemed to be a plethora of beheading/curtailing-type devices, but on review they don’t seem to be quite as overabundant.

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Financial Times 13,175 – Crux

Posted by Uncle Yap on 17th September 2009

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 7 September 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 13,174 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 17th September 2009

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of September 5

Another Cincinnus that, for me, is as impeccable as it is satisfying.

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