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Archive for April 20th, 2011

Guardian 25,301 – Paul

Posted by manehi on 20th April 2011


Found this very tough but enjoyable, especially 16a, 7d and 21,3. Still unsure on a couple of clues.

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Financial Times 13,673 by Monk

Posted by PeeDee on 20th April 2011


A (mostly) straightforward crossword today, with only one clue (14 across ) that I’m not happy about.  Enjoyable, good fun and no obscure words or archaic definitions, which is nice.

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Financial Times 13,664 by Cinephile

Posted by Pete Maclean on 20th April 2011

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of April 9

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Independent 7647/Dac

Posted by John on 20th April 2011


As elegant an offering from Dac as I can remember. The surfaces are uniformly excellent and all make good sense, and there is nothing at all that I can see as being remotely contentious. I suspect very few people will post because there is nothing really to argue about: all one can say is how good it is. Read the rest of this entry »

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Inquisitor 1172: Inventor/Invention by Loda

Posted by HolyGhost on 20th April 2011


Back from a week’s walking north of Alnwick, and after the ‘moorland treks’ provided by the previous two puzzles, this one was more of ‘a stroll on the beach’.
Across clues have a misprint in the definition, correct letters providing information from which we can deduce how to enter the answers to down clues. The two central columns are unclued, and contain thematic material.

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Financial Times 13,665 / Crux

Posted by Agentzero on 20th April 2011


FT Prize Puzzle from Monday April 11

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