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Archive for March 3rd, 2011

Independent 7,606 / Klingsor

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 3rd March 2011

RatkojaRiku.

I hadn’t had the opportunity of blogging a Klingsor puzzle until today, and I think that I’ve only ever solved a handful of crosswords signed Klingsor, although perhaps this setter masquerades behind other pseudonyms.

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Guardian 25,260 / Boatman

Posted by Eileen on 3rd March 2011

Eileen.

Boatman is another setter who doesn’t appear often enough for me [it’s almost three months since his last appearance]. We would normally expect a challenge and this puzzle is no exception.

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Financial Times 13,632 / Phssthpok

Posted by smiffy on 3rd March 2011

smiffy.

This one of those puzzles that appeared quite daunting at first pass, but ended up being  plainer sailing than initially feared.  Mr/Mrs/Ms Phssthpok can usually be relied upon to inject more than their fair share of clue-writing originality into proceedings, as is the case today.  However, I did feel that several of the clues were a little less polished than is usually the case.

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Financial Times 13,623 / Mudd

Posted by Agentzero on 3rd March 2011

Agentzero.

Financial Times Prize Puzzle of 21 February

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Financial Times 13,622 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 3rd March 2011

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of February 19
Cincinnus spoils us with two of his typically wondrous anagrams this time, 21A (TURNSTONES) and 3D (SAN MARINO). I also applaud 8A (REMAINS), 11A (STEPFATHER) and 20A (FLEW).

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