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Archive for February 25th, 2010

Independent 7,289/Morph

Posted by Ali on 25th February 2010

Ali.

A nice puzzle from Morph with some great cryptic definitions and humourous touches, as appears to be his wont! I found the NW corner very hard, but overall a very satisfying solve.

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Posted in Independent | 8 Comments »

Independent on Sunday 1045 by Quixote – 21st February 2010

Posted by Handel on 25th February 2010

Handel.

Two unknown words and one unknown spelling made this a tougher challenge for your faithful correspondents. One clue we haven’t successfully parsed.

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Financial Times 13,319 /Orense

Posted by smiffy on 25th February 2010

smiffy.

A paddle in the shallow-end today, with the waters only getting above knee-depth with the slightly obscure – but readily deducible – answer at 17D.  Puns and cryptic standalones seem to feature more heavily than usual. Not necessarily a bad thing per se, but none of them struck me as particularly inspired.

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Guardian 24,943 – Paul

Posted by Andrew on 25th February 2010

Andrew.

Quite a tough one from Paul, with some characteristic humour. I don’t fully understand 1 across, and I have some niggles about a couple of other clues.

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Posted in Guardian | 47 Comments »

Financial Times 13,310 – Falcon

Posted by Uncle Yap on 25th February 2010

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 15 February 2010
I solved this puzzle while ushering in the Year of the Tiger and hope that the year ahead will be as smooth as the puzzle; nothing too tough but full of interesting snippets and delights. Yam Seng !!

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Financial Times 13,309 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 25th February 2010

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of February 13

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