Never knowingly undersolved.

Archive for October 14th, 2009

Financial Times 13,207 / Cinephile

Posted by Gaufrid on 14th October 2009


On the first pass through I thought this was going to be very tricky as I only had a few entries, mainly in the SW corner. However, completing this corner helped to open up the rest of the grid and I made steady progress thereafter. An enjoyable puzzle with many occasions of “why didn’t I see that during the first pass!?”.

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in FT | 6 Comments »

Guardian 24,830 / Arachne

Posted by Andrew on 14th October 2009


I had quite a struggle with the spider-woman this morning, with the result that I didn’t have much time for writing up the blog, so apologies if anything isn’t clear. Some nice clues here, but also a couple of rather unsatisfactory ones (13ac, 24ac for example).

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guardian | 16 Comments »

Independent 7,175 by Dac

Posted by Simon Harris on 14th October 2009

Simon Harris.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, cd=cryptic definition, dd=double definition.

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Independent | 8 Comments »