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Archive for October 7th, 2010

Financial Times 13,510 / Sleuth

Posted by smiffy on 7th October 2010

smiffy.

Something of a geographic safari today, with a trinity of African countries/cities cropping up in the wordplay and answers (oh, and not forgetting Simon Le Bon’s favourite North American river too).  I have 16D and 18D tying for clue of the day honours, and that may have to go to extra-time and – if necessary – a penalty shootout (Update: look away if you don’t want to see the final score below).

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Independent 7481 by Bannsider

Posted by flashling on 7th October 2010

flashling.

Bannsider today, not sure I’ve seen him other than Saturday before. If there are any Nina type things I’ve completely missed it. Pretty tough I thought. There’s one I can’t see at all though.

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Guardian 25,135 – Gordius

Posted by Andrew on 7th October 2010

Andrew.

A typically mixed bag from Gordius, with some reasonable clues but a lot of what I think is rather loose wordplay, and not much wit to compensate. Specific niggles listed below..

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Financial Times 13,501 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 7th October 2010

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 27 September 2010
Another light and easy puzzle from our regular week-opener, Dante.

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Financial Times 13,500 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 7th October 2010

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of September 25

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