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Archive for December 16th, 2010

Financial Times 13,570 / Falcon

Posted by smiffy on 16th December 2010


Something for all levels of solvers in today’s outing.  In fact, I suspect that this might be a good educational/confidence booster for relatively newbie solvers.  A couple of gentle anagrams, a twinset of hiddens (one obvious, one more subtle), and the potential for some educational snippets along the way.  For example I was aware of the answer at 14A, but would never have guessed the associated composer before today.

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Independent 7541 by Anax

Posted by flashling on 16th December 2010


Anax in rude health today with a few risque moments. Some lovely well written stuff but one I can’t quite figure out.

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Guardian 25,195 / Crucible

Posted by mhl on 16th December 2010


An excellent puzzle from Crucible. (I’ve been lucky with two Crucibles in four weeks :)) There’s a mini theme in 3d, 7d, 20d and 21d, but if there’s more to it, I’ve missed that. I don’t get 14 across, I’m afraid, but I’m sure someone can clear that up…

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Financial Times 13,561 – Mudd

Posted by Uncle Yap on 16th December 2010

Uncle Yap.

Monday Prize Crossword on 5 December 2010
Quite a pleasant surprise to see John Halpern aka Paul of the Guardian in this Monday slot. Like all week-opener in the FT, this one is quite entertaining and easy

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Financial Times 13,560 by Cinephile

Posted by Pete Maclean on 16th December 2010

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of December 4

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