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Archive for May 13th, 2011

Financial Times 13,692 / Mudd

Posted by shuchi on 13th May 2011

shuchi.

A puzzle with many laugh-out-loud moments and not much struggle except with 20D and 22D. 14A, 4D, 7D and 19D were supremely funny. I had a great time solving this.

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Independent 7,667/Nimrod – Be afraid…

Posted by Ali on 13th May 2011

Ali.

As soon as Phi appeared yesterday, I guessed that we’d be in for some sort of date-related puzzle today, and this certainly didn’t disappoint.

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Guardian 25,321 – Crucible

Posted by Andrew on 13th May 2011

Andrew.

An outstandingly entertaining and interesting puzzle by Crucible, celebrating a quatercentenary, to end off an excellent week (I even quite enjoyed the Gordius!). I usually think of Crucible as being at the hard end of the Guardian spectrum: this one wasn’t easy, but everything in it was gettable with a bit of thought, which is just as it should be. I was lucky to crack the crucial 1dn/13ac early on, though it actually didn’t help hugely in getting the other thematic answers.

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