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Archive for July 2nd, 2010

Independent7398/Phi

Posted by John on 2nd July 2010

John.

Rather a strong crossword from Phi today. Everything seems to be soundly and well clued, and the one or two that as usual I can’t understand will I’m sure be perfectly well explained (actually by the end of doing the blog I’d got most of them, but there are still one or two little things I’m not sure about).  As for a Nina, I’m unable to see anything but knowing Phi you’d expect something. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 13,427 / Bradman

Posted by shuchi on 2nd July 2010

shuchi.

An enjoyable puzzle with many nice clues (14D, 17D, for example), but I missed something outstanding (like a memorable &lit) as there usually is in Bradman’s puzzles.

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Guardian 25,052 – Crucible

Posted by manehi on 2nd July 2010

manehi.

A topical tennis theme from Crucible, who also covered the Snooker World championships in two out of six previous Guardian puzzles. Plenty of clever cluing, especially 29,12.

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