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Archive for January 6th, 2010

Financial Times 13,276 / Cinephile

Posted by Gaufrid on 6th January 2010


On the first pass through the clues, with only a few entries in the grid, I thought this one was going to be difficult.

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Guardian 24,900 – Gordius

Posted by Andrew on 6th January 2010


Gordius is not one of my favouruite setters, and this puzzle has done nothing to change my opinion. There’s nothing seriously wrong with it, I suppose, but just a few clues that have niggling inaccuracies, and nothinhg particularly witty or interesting to compensate. Maybe others will disagree.. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 7246/Dac

Posted by John on 6th January 2010


As always with Dac, a whole lot of transparently simple and elegant clues that leave one (me, at any rate) wondering how it was that they ever presented any problem. Yet some of them did, just the right amount, for they eventually fell, just as they should in a daily broadsheet cryptic. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 13,269 – Falcon

Posted by Uncle Yap on 6th January 2010

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 28 December 2009 Falcon gave me cause for pause with three new words  I have never heard of. Otherwise, not too difficult for an FT week-opener.

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