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Archive for September 22nd, 2011

Financial Times no.13,805 by SLEUTH

Posted by Ringo on 22nd September 2011


Not at my brightest this morning, despite the sunshine; this took me ten minutes longer than it really should have. A boozy little number from Sleuth: not hugely inspired, but neat enough. And it’s pangrammatic (something that I’m usually too dense to notice, but that for some reason jumped out at me today).

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Guardian Cryptic 25434 Chifonie

Posted by scchua on 22nd September 2011


Thanks Chifonie for a not too difficult, but nevertheless enjoyable, puzzle.  I liked 14A, 2D and 20D for their surfaces.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  Hidden connections are in 2 of the picture sets.  (See also comment#3)

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Independent 7780 by Tees

Posted by flashling on 22nd September 2011


Last time I got Tees he set a triple pangram, not this time but I found this to be a stern test in places, rather tricky indeed…

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Financial Times 13,796 – Dante

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 22nd September 2011

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Sep 12

Are there any other average solvers out there who thought this Dante crossword was somewhat harder than usual?

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Financial Times 13,795 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 22nd September 2011

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of September 10

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