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Archive for January 21st, 2010

Financial Times 13,289 / Mudd

Posted by smiffy on 21st January 2010

smiffy.

Good stuff, as usual, from Mudd; including some decent treatment of rather mundane words or devices. I also liked the grid design, which allowed for a nice balance of checking patterns. I don’t recall seeing it in the FT previously.

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Independent 7259 by Nestor

Posted by nmsindy on 21st January 2010

nmsindy.

Very inventive and satisfying puzzle from Nestor, quite hard, solving time 45 mins.

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Guardian (24,913), Paul

Posted by diagacht on 21st January 2010

diagacht.

Very enjoyable puzzle with a cleverly clued theme. Very Paul, very good. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent on Sunday 1040 by Quixote – 17 Jan 2010

Posted by nmsindy on 21st January 2010

nmsindy.

Solving time, 22 mins.    Lower half harder than top half, I found

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Financial Times 13,280 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 21st January 2010

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 11 January 2010 Back to Dante for another not-so-taxing week-opener with some delightful cryptic definitions and double definitions. However, I suspect Dante may have got his mythologies mixed up between the Greeks and the Romans.

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Financial Times 13,279 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 21st January 2010

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of January 9
I needed a bit of dictionary and Google help to finish this puzzle. And I did not get 20D. I especially like 23A and 15D.

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