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Archive for September 16th, 2010

Financial Times 13,483 / Orense (Mon 6 Sept)

Posted by Gaufrid on 16th September 2010

Gaufrid.

For some reason unbeknown to me, Uncle Yap hasn’t posted his scheduled blog so here is an analysis of the clues. No commentary from me because I cannot remember back to the beginning of last week.

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Guardian 25,117 / Araucaria

Posted by Eileen on 16th September 2010

Eileen.

On the first run through this, I put in only two or three answers and thought I was in for a hard slog. However, once I found a few more, it all flowed pleasantly enough and turned out to be a lot of fun, as I would expect from this setter, with an amusing little theme based on 4dn.

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Financial Times 13,492 – Sleuth

Posted by smiffy on 16th September 2010

smiffy.

Something of a comme ci, comme ca puzzle.  Some plaudit-worthy surfaces and definitions, but also some pretty low-hanging fruit.

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Independent 7,463 by Scorpion

Posted by Simon Harris on 16th September 2010

Simon Harris.

It’s Thursday, it’s Scorpion and it’s a theme about which I know very little, so this had me very worried for a while. In the end this was a remarkably quick solve, although it never felt overeasy, and the clues were enjoyable and satisfying to work out.

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Financial Times 13,482 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 16th September 2010

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of September 4

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