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Archive for January 19th, 2010

Financial Times 13,287 / Neo

Posted by Agentzero on 19th January 2010

Agentzero.

This was a quick solve, but with some definite pleasures. Neo has a way of cluing three- and four-part charades with economy and style. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 7257/Mordred

Posted by John on 19th January 2010

John.

Mordred’s crosswords are for some reason unfamiliar to me, but this one contains plenty of very nice clues, one or two of which I found difficult.  There must be some sort of a Nina here, with the rather odd grid, five of whose entries have insufficient checking. But I can’t see anything. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24911 – Boatman

Posted by Uncle Yap on 19th January 2010

Uncle Yap.

A most enjoyable puzzle very cleverly and creatively crafted after a fashion. I like the way Boatman managed to use the themed phrase in so many different ways and as various devices. Good entertainment. Postscript : Taking into account all the comments, I have amended the main blog so that the archive will be correct and true.

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