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Archive for July 9th, 2010

Independent 7,404/Phi

Posted by Ali on 9th July 2010


A very nice way to round off the working week as always from Phi. The clueing is very tight here and I found this tougher than usual. Got there in the end, though one or two were educated guesses based on the checking letters and I still can’t fathom them now.

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Financial Times 13,433 / Cincinnus

Posted by shuchi on 9th July 2010


GK buffs will feel right at home with this puzzle which touches a range of domains like literature and biology and geography. The wordplay is accessible, so with help from good old Wikipedia, it wasn’t too tough. Liked the consistently smooth surfaces of the clues.

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Guardian 25,058 – Gordius

Posted by Andrew on 9th July 2010


Gordius seems to be getting easier – his Saturday prize puzzle a couple of weeks ago was pretty straightforward, and so was this, with a lot of rather obvious anagrams. As usual with Gordius I have a number of criticisms and nitpicks.

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Independent 7399 (Sat 03-Jul) by Nestor

Posted by beermagnet on 9th July 2010


Another first Saturday of the month slot for Nestor, and another non-Nina puzzle as far as I can see (Unless Nestor is now sponsored by “Savalab”) Read the rest of this entry »

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