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Archive for May 23rd, 2011

Independent 7675 by Radian

Posted by nmsindy on 23rd May 2011

nmsindy.

Very tough puzzle today from Radian, but I got there in the end, solving time 67 mins.       The lower half of the grid I found particularly difficult.

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Guardian Quiptic No 601 by Moley

Posted by PeterO on 23rd May 2011

PeterO.

A Quiptic setter new to me, she hits the entry level spot on, with varied clue types, and nothing too convoluted. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian Cryptic No 25,329 by Rufus

Posted by PeterO on 23rd May 2011

PeterO.

I found this easier than some recent Rufuses; not too heavy on the cryptic definitions (which I regard as a plus), but making up for it in the envelope department – if not quite up to the Brendan that I blogged the other week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Private Eye/Cyclops 443 – Home service

Posted by beermagnet on 23rd May 2011

beermagnet.

Some excellent surface readings in this issue’s crossword.  I marked no fewer than 8 as worthy of consideration for top clue, but that honour has to go to Home Sweet Home for the insinuation of the influence of our now remarkably invisible ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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