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Archive for August 20th, 2010

Independent 7440 by Phi

Posted by flashling on 20th August 2010


Finally got the chance to have a lunch break to do the blog, relatively straightforward I thought.

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Financial Times 13,469 / Falcon

Posted by shuchi on 20th August 2010


The top-left of the grid held me up with an unfamiliar synonym of ‘river’ and some tricky wordplay. 9A is still waiting to be annotated.

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Guardian 25,094 / Pasquale

Posted by mhl on 20th August 2010


I’m a big fan of Pasquale’s puzzles, but today was just one of those days when I was completely hopeless – I found this very difficult, ran out of time and so had to cheat on lots of these before writing the post. The cryptic readings of all the clues are quite clear and they’re fairly clued, just with plenty of references (and a few words) that I didn’t know. Some very nice clues in here, anyway – I hope others found this less challenging!

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