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Archive for February 18th, 2010

Financial Times 13,313 / Gozo

Posted by smiffy on 18th February 2010

smiffy.

Something of a class reunion for a lot of old friends here today (10A, 12A, 23A, 1D, 15D, 19D). On a related note,  I did feel an unexpected twinge of childhood nostalgia courtesy of 4D.

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Independent on Sunday 1044 by Quixote – 14th February 2010

Posted by Handel on 18th February 2010

Handel.

We were glad of a slightly trickier puzzle this weekend, as we tackled this one on a lengthy rail replacement bus service.

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Guardian 24,937 (Araucaria)

Posted by diagacht on 18th February 2010

diagacht.

Enjoyable puzzle with some testing clues. Read the rest of this entry »

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Independent 7283/Nestor

Posted by John on 18th February 2010

John.

This is one of the first Thursday puzzles I’ve ever blogged, and I was a bit uneasy, knowing that some of the more user-friendly setters were not due. Would this be something by Tyrus or Scorpion that kept me up all night? In the event it was a very pleasant crossword from Nestor, someone with whom I’m not all that familiar. An extraordinary grid, with 20 acrosses and 10 downs, suggests some devilish Nina, but I can’t see anything. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 13,304 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 18th February 2010

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 8 February 2010
Dante returns with another gentle week-opener full of smooth clues and slick definitions.

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Financial Times 13,303 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 18th February 2010

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of February 6
Mudd gives us some jolly good double definitions here (notably 5A, 21A, 29A, 20D and 21D) but my choice for best clue is the cannibal one, 18D.

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