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Archive for September 18th, 2009

Independent 7,153/Phi

Posted by Ali on 18th September 2009

Ali.

Apologies for the lateness and brevity. Busy day.

A fairly stiff challenge today I thought, with the NW corner proving a tough nut to crack. Excellent clueing as always from Phi.

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Independent 7,148 by Radian (Saturday Prize Puzzle, 12/09/09)

Posted by Simon Harris on 18th September 2009

Simon Harris.

First impressions are that this is a funny-looking grid, I'll expect a Nina or two here. Aha, but it's Radian, who favours quality over quantity in clueing if I remember correctly, hence the relatively high proportion of black squares. This should be a good one.

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Guardian 24808 / Gordius

Posted by mhl on 18th September 2009

mhl.

Not too tricky for a Gordius puzzle, but with a few that needed some time to work out the wordplay.

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Financial Times 13,185 / Orense

Posted by shuchi on 18th September 2009

shuchi.

A super-quick solve, with pauses to smile at some amusing wordplay. I have a few quibbles here and there, like the repetition of certain devices (VICE and firm=CO) but nothing too bad.

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