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Archive for May 20th, 2010

Financial Times 13,390/Sleuth

Posted by smiffy on 20th May 2010

smiffy.

Much like 1A, this puzzle had a solid enough core but lacked that extra flair and creativity to put it in the running for any major accolades.

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Posted in FT | 6 Comments »

Independent 7,361/Nimrod

Posted by Ali on 20th May 2010

Ali.

Seems to have been a while since I blogged a Nimrod, but I always find his puzzles a good, fun challenge.

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Posted in Independent | 18 Comments »

Independent on Sunday 1057 by Quixote 16th May 2010

Posted by Handel on 20th May 2010

Handel.

We completed this crossword in a most pleasant way – in bed with a cup of tea during a rare weekend at home, before a pub lunch.  Its gentle wit was much appreciated, with a number of the answers clued in an innovative fashion.

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Guardian 25,015 – Brendan

Posted by Andrew on 20th May 2010

Andrew.

Another cleverly-themed puzzle from Brendan, with a lot of very nice clues. I particularly liked the misleading definitions in 7 and 8 dn. I can’t fully explain 12ac – suggestion welcome.

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Posted in Guardian | 38 Comments »

Financial Times 13,381 – Crux

Posted by Uncle Yap on 20th May 2010

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 10 May 2010
A gentle start to the FT week is always guaranteed by the Monday prize crossword. Very fair.

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Financial Times 13,380 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 20th May 2010

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of May 8
My favourite clues in this puzzle are 9A (WENDY), 25A (BOW STREET) and 16D (WORKMATES).

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