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Archive for October 8th, 2009

Independent 7170 by Nimrod

Posted by nmsindy on 8th October 2009

nmsindy.

This was very hard, with only one clue solved on first run through.   When I began to make progress, it became a little easier, and I got there in the end.   Solving time, 56 mins,  some very good clues and some where I do not understand everything, though I’ve verified the answers on the Indy website.

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Guardian 24,825 / Orlando

Posted by Andrew on 8th October 2009

Andrew.

A very enjoyable puzzle from Orlando, difficult enough to be a challenge but nothing outrageous. There are several nice clues where an anagram is cleverly concealed by the surface reading,

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Independent on Sunday 1025 by Quixote (4 Oct 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on 8th October 2009

nmsindy.

Solving time, 21 mins

* = anagram

ACROSS

1 PANTOGRAPH (Hang pop art)*

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Financial Times 13,193 – Falcon

Posted by Uncle Yap on 8th October 2009

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 28 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 13,192 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 8th October 2009

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of September 26
I found this a moderately difficult puzzle for Mudd. I especially liked 4D and 25D.

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