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Archive for January 26th, 2010

Independent 7,263 by Virgilius

Posted by Simon Harris on 26th January 2010

Simon Harris.

This was fun – a very thoroughly-themed and enjoyable puzzle from Virgilius. Whilst not unduly taxing on the whole, I imagine this one will be popular with readers. For my own part, I’ll admit to stumbling in the NE corner.

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Financial Times 13,293 / Phssthpok

Posted by Agentzero on 26th January 2010

Agentzero.

I enjoyed solving this puzzle but when it came to writing the blog I realized there were several clues that I wasn’t quite happy with, as noted below.  That said, I thought there were also a number of deft clues in the puzzle. 

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Guardian 24917 – Paul

Posted by Uncle Yap on 26th January 2010

Uncle Yap.

A fair-to-middling kind of offering from Paul with some challenging clues as well as some that raised a smile or two especially those cheeky descriptions such as item containing white in 20D. My favourite device was call reception in 8D. Paul never fails to amuse and titillate.

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