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Archive for September 14th, 2011

Independent 7,773/Dac

Posted by Ali on 14th September 2011

Ali.

Dac doing what Dac does best. This was a cracking crossword and I challenge anyone to find a bad (or even so-so) clue in this puzzle!

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Financial Times 13,798 by Cinephile

Posted by PeeDee on 14th September 2011

PeeDee.

Nice stuff from Cinephile: varied, not to hard and not to easy.

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Guardian 25,427 – Paul

Posted by Andrew on 14th September 2011

Andrew.

I found it quite hard to get started on this one, and things didn’t get much easier even after getting a few answers in. There are two themes, based on 9+16ac and on 16ac alone, plus one answer linked to 9ac. The 9/16 theme is not my area of expertise at all, but two of the names were very familiar, the other slightly less so. I particularly liked 22ac and 27ac, both of which have Paul’s typical cheekiness in their surfaces concealing a completely innocent cryptic structure.

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Inquisitor 1193 : Clearance by Shark

Posted by duncanshiell on 14th September 2011

duncanshiell.

Shark is a new setter to me, so I wasn’t sure what to expect when I started the puzzle.

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