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Archive for October 21st, 2010

Financial Times 13,522 / Styx

Posted by smiffy on 21st October 2010

smiffy.

I found this a lot trickier than is typical the case from Styx, but I’m not sure that my brain is firing on all cylinders today so it could just be a reflection of that.  I certainly didn’t aid my own cause by rashly throwing in a couple of plausibly tenuous (but utterly wrong) answers for a while.  A few entertainingly phrased clues; I have the neighbouring clues at 16 and 17D pegged as the pick of the bunch.

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Independent 7493 by Eimi

Posted by flashling on 21st October 2010

flashling.

So it’s Eimi today, normally this would be a wake up to look for hidden stuff or clues about the date etc, but if there is anything I’ve missed it.

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Guardian 25147 / Araucaria

Posted by mhl on 21st October 2010

mhl.

A fairly tough puzzle from Araucaria, I thought. Well, I found that filling the grid wasn’t too difficult, but there are a few I can’t explain…

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Financial Times 13,513 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 21st October 2010

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 11 October 2010
Another no-sweater from Dante and his slick wordplay to start the FT week.

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Financial Times 13,512 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 21st October 2010

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of October 9

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