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Archive for September 3rd, 2010

Independent 7,452/Phi

Posted by Ali on 3rd September 2010


This is the first puzzle I’ve had chance to do this week and, looking at the blogs, it looks as if I’ve landed on my feet drawing the Friday slot. Nothing too tricky here from Phi, and nothing less than excellent, elegant clueing. I thought there might be something going on in the outer unches when EQU appeared on the top row, but there’s nothing that I can see.

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Financial Times 13,481 / Flimsy

Posted by shuchi on 3rd September 2010


Easy anagrams and cryptic definitions, and a liberal helping of hidden word answers, made this a quick solve most of the way. I came to a halt at the last two and had to resort to lookups for 23A and 2D.

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Guardian 25,106 – Araucaria

Posted by Andrew on 3rd September 2010


A very enjoyable puzzle from Araucaria, with some interestingly linked clues. Luckily I was familiar with most of the literary and other references, and found it not too hard. There were a few Araucarian liberties, which I’ve noted below, but not serious enough to detract from the fun.

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