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Archive for May 18th, 2010

Sloggers and Betters 6

Posted by Admin on 18th May 2010


The next “Sloggers and Betters” gathering for crossword setters and blog contributors and readers will take place in London next Thursday, 27th May, following on from the annual lunch for Times setters.

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Independent 7359 by Virgilius

Posted by nmsindy on 18th May 2010


Another excellent puzzle from the master, as usual with a theme underlying it, I refer to this following the clue explanations.     Solving time, 28 mins, of which the last 8 were trying to work out the interlinked answers 4A, 5D, 7D

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Guardian 25,013 – Gordius

Posted by Uncle Yap on 18th May 2010

Uncle Yap.

A fair-to-middling offering from Gordius with the expected hard-boiled eggs here and there; but nothing that can give serious indigestion. There are, however, a few flashes of brilliance like 4Down which would have done Paul proud … indeed my clue of the day

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Financial Times 13,388 / Jason

Posted by Agentzero on 18th May 2010


Unusual, but pleasant, to see a theme in a Tuesday FT.

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