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Archive for August 11th, 2011

Independent 7,744/Scorpion

Posted by Ali on 11th August 2011


It was nice to have bit longer to spend on this week’s puzzle and blog. And probably just as well, given that it’s Thursday and Scorpion never gives solvers an easy ride.

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Financial Times no.13,769 by HAMILTON

Posted by Ringo on 11th August 2011


Though England’s cities burn, the morning crossword – like the Test Match – must go on. In any case, Leeds may be grubby, scruffy, pot-holed and rainy, but I’m proud to say it’s remained peaceable over these troubling past few days.

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Guardian 25,398 – Brendan

Posted by Andrew on 11th August 2011


In a world gone slightly mad, it was a delight (as always) to take some refuge in this puzzle, whose theme is a well-known play and an even better-known speech from it, part of which appears as a Nina. In addition to the main thematic elements there are numerous theatrical references in other clues and answers. Thank you, Brendan, for helping in a small way to make the world a better place: for this relief much thanks.

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Financial Times 13,760 – Crux

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 11th August 2011

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Aug 1

Maybe it’s just me (or perhaps the mood I was in whilst solving this crossword), but I thought this  Crux puzzle  wasn’t the easiest of Monday Prize Crosswords. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 13,759 by Cinephile, Dogberry and Io

Posted by Pete Maclean on 11th August 2011

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of July 30

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