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Archive for April 15th, 2011

Financial Times 13,669 / Sleuth

Posted by shuchi on 15th April 2011

shuchi.

At the easier end of Sleuth’s spectrum with 5d, the longest word of the puzzle, falling quickly and supplying helpful letters down the center of the grid. I worked my way from the top to the bottom without much trouble. A gentle, pleasant ride.

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Guardian 25,297 – Gordius

Posted by Andrew on 15th April 2011

Andrew.

A fairly typical Gordius, with some reasonable clues, including some that revealed their secrets very easily, and also quite a few that I have quibbles about. I can’t fully explain 13ac and 26ac, but no doubt will be enlightened very soon. Both now resolved to varying degrees of satisfaction, thanks to commenters.

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Independent 7,643/Phi

Posted by Ali on 15th April 2011

Ali.

Great stuff as ever from our resident Friday setter. Elegant surfaces, excellent wordplay, no quibbles. All good.

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Financial Times 13,659 / Dante

Posted by Agentzero on 15th April 2011

Agentzero.

Prize Puzzle from the Monday April 4 FT

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