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Archive for August 12th, 2011

Financial Times 13,770 / Bradman

Posted by shuchi on 12th August 2011

shuchi.

Bradman’s characteristically fair puzzle with evocative and amusing clue surfaces. I started with the bottom-right and worked my way upwards, entering somewhat unfamiliar territory in the top-left with a couple of words new to me. I enjoyed the unusual construction of 17a and 26a, and the two India-inspired words in the grid gave me a special kick.

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Guardian 25,399 / Paul

Posted by Eileen on 12th August 2011

Eileen.

As I solved the excellent Brendan puzzle yesterday, I wished it might have been mine to blog but getting a Paul on a Friday can’t be bad, either. Some clever clues here, as to be expected – one too clever for me, I’m afraid, but I know help is at hand and I’m sure I shall kick myself. There are a couple of  & lits and a couple more that I hesitate to label as such!

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Independent 7,745 / Phi

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 12th August 2011

RatkojaRiku.

I feel as though I have been put through my paces this morning, by a set of Phi’s typically ultra-sound clues.

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