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Archive for November 4th, 2009

Guardian 24,848 – Araucaria

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 4th November 2009

Ciaran McNulty.

A cracking effort from Araucaria, that left me scratching my head for most of my lunchtime today.

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Independent 7193 by Dac

Posted by nmsindy on 4th November 2009

nmsindy.

Excellent crossword, as usual, from Dac which I found easy enough, solving time 16 mins.

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Financial Times 13,225 / Io

Posted by Gaufrid on 4th November 2009

Gaufrid.

It’s been six months to the day since we last saw Io and that is too long. I blogged his last puzzle and my opening comment was “Well, this one was different!” and I could say the same again today. There were some ‘straight’ clues but a significant number of others involved some form of cryptic definition or indication and there was an interesting dd plus anagram at 18a.

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Financial Times 13,224 / Armonie

Posted by Agentzero on 4th November 2009

Agentzero.

Apologies for the lateness of this one–I wrote out the answers thinking I would have time later in the day to fill in the explanations, and in the event I wasn’t able to do it until now.  Some may consider this too easy, but there is real craft here.  Very economical clues; I think I liked 1 down the best. Read the rest of this entry »

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