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Archive for July 13th, 2011

Independent 7719/Dac

Posted by John on 13th July 2011


The typical excellent Dac crossword with nothing at all controversial. There are one or two slightly unusual words, or unusual uses at any rate, but they are clear enough from the wordplay. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 13,744 by Cinephile

Posted by PeeDee on 13th July 2011


Cinephile gets everything right in this crossword: inventive, varied, no sloppy clues and exactly the right level of difficulty.  Altogether a pleasure to solve and a pleasure to blog.  Thanks Cinephile.

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Inquisitor 1184: Switzerland’s Finest by Chalicea

Posted by HolyGhost on 13th July 2011


Chalicea – a setter new to the Inquisitor {but see comment 7}, and, appropriately for me, I flew to Zürich the day after the puzzle’s publication and I’m blogging from the Bernese alps.
Clues have a misprint in the definition, correct letters spelling an instruction relating to the unclued 6d (the central column).

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Guardian 25,373 – Puck

Posted by manehi on 13th July 2011


Not too difficult, a fun theme and some great cluing – my favourites were 1a, 18a, 3d and 13d.

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