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Archive for May 19th, 2011

Mike Laws

Posted by Gaufrid on 19th May 2011

Gaufrid.

I was very sad to read that Mike Laws, crossword editor for the Inquisitor and a setter under several pseudonyms, passed away last night.

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Independent 7,672/Tees

Posted by Ali on 19th May 2011

Ali.

Great stuff from the Tees-er. I found this easier than most Thursday Indy offerings, but there was plenty of elegant wordplay and a good selection of the tools of the trade on display. 23D gets my vote for clue of the day.

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Guardian 25,326 / Araucaria

Posted by duncanshiell on 19th May 2011

duncanshiell.

This was another eclectic offering from Araucaria, with its mix of literary allusions, foreign language, science and geography, all interwoven with the main theme. We were told that the four entries were unoficially shortlisted for thr 4 12 21 down. This was a rather cryptic message, until the discovery of the word entry in four of the clues

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Financial Times no. 13,697, by Falcon

Posted by Ringo on 19th May 2011

Ringo.

A bright and breezy puzzle for a bright and breezy morning. Nothing too fiendish: a bucketload of anagrams, plus one outstanding cryptic definition.

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Financial Times 13,688 / Crux

Posted by Agentzero on 19th May 2011

Agentzero.

Monday Prize Crossword from the FT of Monday May 9

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Financial Times 13,687 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 19th May 2011

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of May 7

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