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Archive for November 4th, 2010

Financial Times 13,534 / Flimsy

Posted by smiffy on 4th November 2010


Not a desperately tricky puzzle on the whole, but an enjoyable romp.  I ground to a complete standstill on my final grid entry (27A), but finally had a flash of inspiration just when I thought that a towel-throwing moment was imminent.

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Independent 7,505/Phi

Posted by Ali on 4th November 2010


Phi gets bumped from his usual Friday slot for the second week running, this time hopefully to make way for a Bonfire Night/Diwali special tomorrow!

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Guardian 25,159 – Araucaria

Posted by Andrew on 4th November 2010


A moderately tricky Araucaria with some interestingly linked clues and a lot of amusement as always. There are also quite a few of his characteristic liberties, which I’ve noted in the comments below.

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Financial Times 13,525 – Dante

Posted by Uncle Yap on 4th November 2010

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 25 October 2010
Unfortunately, someone made a small error in the grid resulting in the first and last Across answers not fitting the extra space provided. This also played havoc with the numbering of clues. Luckily I have my Tea & Sympathy and was able to rectify the error, but only for myself.
The glitch did not detract from my enjoyment of the fortnightly opener from Dante, slick and glib as ever.

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Financial Times 13,524 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 4th November 2010

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of October 23

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