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Archive for July 8th, 2011

Independent 7,715/Phi

Posted by Ali on 8th July 2011


A nice themed puzzle from Phi, which provided quite a challenge even though I cracked the key clue fairly early on.

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Financial Times 13,740 / Styx

Posted by shuchi on 8th July 2011


Very much enjoyed this puzzle. Nice smooth surfaces, sleek wordplay throughout. I had a little trouble parsing a couple of clues. I entered 25a without fully understanding it and it is only while blogging that the explanation dawned on me. 22d, a new word for me, was my last in.

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Guardian 25,369 – Paul

Posted by Andrew on 8th July 2011


An excellent and highly enjoyable puzzle from Paul to end a rather mixed week, with lots of his trademark humour. Hooray! (And don’t forget to listen to Araucaria on Desert Island Discs on Sunday.)

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