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Archive for January 11th, 2011

Independent 7,562/Tees

Posted by Ali on 11th January 2011

Ali.

A very welcome appearance from Tees with a very enjoyable puzzle, much of it centred around 21A. There are some excellent clues in here, the political-themed anagram at 11/9 being a particular highlight. Tough going in places, but a cracking solve all round.

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Posted in Independent | 17 Comments »

Financial Times 13,588 / Orense

Posted by Agentzero on 11th January 2011

Agentzero.

An enjoyable puzzle with some surprising twists and turns.  21 down was the last to fall, but there were plenty of clues with micely misleading wordplay.  In particular, I liked the way the definitions were disguised in clues such as 28 across and 20 down. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 25216 Pasquale … Delightful Torture

Posted by Uncle Yap on 11th January 2011

Uncle Yap.

One gets the feeling that the Don may well have a sadistic streak when he acted like Procrustes, stretching the legs of innocent travellers on the rack  and actually chopping up the good wife for fuel :-)
All in good fun with outrageous wordplay that makes one smile. Very entertaining.

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Posted in Guardian | 35 Comments »