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Archive for February 18th, 2011

Independent 7,595/Phi

Posted by Ali on 18th February 2011


Great stuff as ever from Phi. Solid clueing with elegant surfaces and some lovely anagrams.

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Financial Times 13,621 / Falcon

Posted by shuchi on 18th February 2011


A straightforward solve with some fine clues, my favourites being 26A and 5D.

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Guardian 25,249 – Orlando

Posted by Andrew on 18th February 2011


A momentous and (mostly) excellent week ends with this enjoyable and reasonably straightforward puzzle from Orlando. It’s all of a pretty high standard, so I won’t pick out any particular clues, though I do purse my lips slightly at 26ac, clever though it is. The excitement doesn’t end here, as I’m going to the celebratory lunch for Araucaria’s 90th birthday tomorrow in King’s College, Cambridge (fortunately just down the road from me this time..): I’ll report back in my next blog, and try to take some photos.

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