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Archive for May 11th, 2010

Independent 7,353 by Radian

Posted by Simon Harris on 11th May 2010

Simon Harris.

It feels like a while since I tackled, let alone blogged, a Radian. This was characteristically inventive and good fun. For me the top half seemed toughest, though spotting the Nina in the perimeter squares was a big help. The mini-theme is confirmed by 7/18, though as it’s a subject I know nothing about, it’s quite possible I’ve missed other references.

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Guardian 25,007 / Rover

Posted by Gaufrid on 11th May 2010

Gaufrid.

Uncle Yap is away enjoying himself so I have the opportunity to cover a Guardian puzzle at leisure, rather than rushing at the last minute when someone fails to turn up. Unfortunately there was not much for me to get my teeth into in this puzzle which was very straightforward, even bordering on simple in places.

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Financial Times 13,382 / Hamilton

Posted by Agentzero on 11th May 2010

Agentzero.

Some clever ideas from this setter, but also several clues that I had issues with (or, perhaps, that I misunderstood). Read the rest of this entry »

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