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Archive for November 9th, 2010

Financial Times 13,538 / Armonie

Posted by Agentzero on 9th November 2010

Agentzero.

An enjoyable, not too difficult puzzle today.  There seems to be a word missing in 22 across.  Laughed at 23 down, which is risque to American ears, at least.  My favorite clue of the day is probably 28 across. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 25163 Chifonie – Light & Easy

Posted by Uncle Yap on 9th November 2010

Uncle Yap.

After a string of masterly and challenging puzzles, today I had a very light sentence, very much like chiffon, light and easy. Should be a breeze for most regulars here.

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Independent 7509/Raich

Posted by John on 9th November 2010

John.

A pleasant — pretty easy even I thought — crossword where the four books appear three times as answers (so for a while I was puzzled by the repeated ‘one of four here’) and once in the unches to the left and at the bottom. Their author appears in the unches along the top and down the right. Raich does well to fit the words in without needing any weird ones: the occasional less than 50% checking may have helped, although we only see it twice. Very clever and satisfactory. This link tells you about

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