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Archive for July 22nd, 2011

Independent 7727 by Phi

Posted by flashling on 22nd July 2011

flashling.

It’s Friday so it must be Phi. Usual good stuff and for me a pretty quick solve certainly under 20 minutes without really trying.

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Financial Times 13,752 / Loroso

Posted by shuchi on 22nd July 2011

shuchi.

I found this a shade easier than Loroso’s usual to start with but ground to a halt towards the end. 10a, 14a, 20a, 21d took considerable time. The linked clues 17d and 3d would have been tough too if I didn’t have the www a click away. Clever wordplay here and lots to savour, I specially enjoyed 1d and 2d for their disarming deceptiveness.

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Guardian 25,381 / Bonxie

Posted by mhl on 22nd July 2011

mhl.

A nice puzzle from Bonxie. I found the top half of this puzzle remarkably hard, although on writing the post I can’t quite see why.

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