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Archive for April 20th, 2010

Cryptic Crossword Survey – Update

Posted by Admin on 20th April 2010


Those of you who participated in the recent Cryptic Crossword Survey might like to see Kathryn’s comment #14. Anyone who missed the original announcement can still participate in the survey via the link in the original post.

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Independent 7335 by Dac

Posted by nmsindy on 20th April 2010


Fine puzzle from Dac as always.    A nice balance with less familiar answers given easier wordplay, solving time 26 mins.

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Financial Times 13,364 / Loroso

Posted by Agentzero on 20th April 2010


A new setter, I believe. Welcome!  A very nice debut.  This was slow going for me, perhaps because I am unaccustomed to the setter’s style.  However, many of the clues struck me as fresh and clever.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 24989 – Pasquale

Posted by Uncle Yap on 20th April 2010

Uncle Yap.

What a lot of goodies, including hard-boiled eggs, all found on one plate. Medieval tales, English slang, British television trivia, etc. Thank goodness for Wikipedia, without which I would not have been able to produce today’s blog to guide the uninitiated. Extremely challenging for a weekday puzzle and great fun, too.

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