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Archive for May 4th, 2011

Independent 7659 / Dac

Posted by Gaufrid on 4th May 2011


It looks as if something has prevented RatkojaRiku from being with us today so here is an analysis of the clues. In the interest of having something posted without too much further delay I have not added any commentary. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 13,684 by Cinephile

Posted by PeeDee on 4th May 2011


A bit of a mixed bag today I thought, some good clues and some that were not so good.  I wondered if this was a ‘Friday Afternoon’ crossword, compiled after a good lunch with the creative juices flowing freely, but the attention to detail a little compromised?   I have quite a few queries, particularly 18 ac, 23 ac and 20 dn.

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Guardian 25,313 / Orlando

Posted by Eileen on 4th May 2011


There’s lots of fun in this characteristically witty, elegant and  well-clued puzzle from Orlando – nothing too complicated but highly entertaining and enjoyable. Many thanks, Orlando.

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Inquisitor 1174 – Union Activity by Phi

Posted by Hihoba on 4th May 2011


The title told us that we were in the weddings arena, though the proximity of the forthcoming royal nuptials seemed to be less of a help than I expected.

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