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Archive for April 28th, 2011

Financial Times 13,679 / Neo

Posted by smiffy on 28th April 2011


Suppose I should have seen the theme coming.  I thought Neo did well to stretch the thematic material as far as he did – even if it may be a little too innuendo-laden for cap-doffing Cavalier tastes.

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Independent 7,654 / Mordred

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 28th April 2011


This is my first attempt at blogging a Mordred crossword and I have to say that it has been a real struggle, first to solve and above all to blog. I fear that there may be several clues where my tortuous parsing is somewhat wide of the mark – I’d even managed to convince myself that 3 was a completely different word. I would be grateful for any help, which I can then add to the blog latter in the day. After much head-scratching, the penny finally dropped for 12, not that I’ve ever seen it used in practice as a greeting.

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Guardian 25,308 / Tramp

Posted by Eileen on 28th April 2011


I am pretty sure this is the first appearance of a Tramp cryptic crossword.  I remembered seeing his name on a Genius puzzle earlier in the year and, after some research on this site, I found that Tramp was not, as had been suspected, yet another manifestation of Paul but, in fact, a great admirer of his.

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Financial Times 13,671 / Dante

Posted by Agentzero on 28th April 2011


Monday Prize Crossword from 18 April 2011

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Financial Times 13,670 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 28th April 2011

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of April 16

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