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Archive for October 27th, 2011

Independent 7810/Tees

Posted by John on 27th October 2011


Some excellent clues in a very nice crossword today from Tees. One or two of them I couldn’t understand properly but I suspect that as usual all will be made clear.

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Guardian 25,464 – Paul

Posted by manehi on 27th October 2011


I’d not heard of the long (53 letter!) solution to 16 et al, but managed to fill it in at the end. Impressive as it is to fit such a long phrase into the grid, it left me feeling that I didn’t quite get a whole crossword’s worth of clues – a pity, with some very nice cluing elsewhere. My favourites were 1d, 10a and 19d. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times no.13,835 by SLEUTH

Posted by Ringo on 27th October 2011


An uneventful morning’s work, this one (the sole novelty being that, due to an apparent FT famine in north Leeds, I had to print the puzzle off and, disorientingly, solve it on white paper instead of pink…). I enjoyed it, although with rather too many of the clues I found myself solving through a combination of crossing letters and definitions rather than labouring through the charades.

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Financial Times 13,826 – Armonie

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 27th October 2011

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Oct 17

Time for a change: Armonie taking the Monday spot in the FT. On many occasions ‘over there’ (ie the Guardian blog) posters made clear that Chifonie (Armonie’s alter ego) would be a good setter for a Monday crossword. Well, here he is, in his other disguise.

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Financial Times 13,825 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 27th October 2011

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of October 15

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