Posted by ilancaron on 7th May 2011
Archive for May 7th, 2011
Posted by Eileen on 7th May 2011
When I opened my paper and saw the name of one of my favourite setters on the puzzle, my heart leapt – only to plummet a few minutes later, before I had even looked at it, when the sports news on the radio reminded me of the goings-on at the other Crucible and I remembered the previous two themed prize puzzles [24,999 and 24,379] by this setter at exactly this time of year!
Posted by mc_rapper67 on 7th May 2011
Bit of a quick last-minute post, so apologies for any typos or missed nuances. My first Phi blog, and I was a bit wary as I have enjoyed solving/attempting many difficult Independent cryptics and Inquisitors by Phi over the years.
Posted by Mister Sting on 7th May 2011
I found this rather tougher than some of the recent offerings and even thought for some time that I might be forced to throw in the towel. In fact, there were two clues that I’d been unable to parse until after writing this rest of this entry. Probably indicative of the general mental slowness I’ve been suffering of late.