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Archive for November 24th, 2011

Independent 7834/Mordred

Posted by John on 24th November 2011


A good crossword from Mordred today, although there was in my opinion too much checking of less than 50%, including two of the dreaded 2 out of 5s. Otherwise nothing very controversial I think.

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Financial Times no.13,859 by ALBERICH

Posted by Ringo on 24th November 2011


Some lovely – if at times maddeningly convoluted – clueing by Alberich here. Had terrible trouble with the left-hand side of the grid, but that’s down to the fuzziness of my brain today rather than any flaws in the puzzle. A good work-out.

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Guardian 25,488 / Araucaria

Posted by Eileen on 24th November 2011


Since I’m only a substitute today, I count myself very lucky to have drawn this fun puzzle from Araucaria. I really enjoyed it, for its  amusing, whimsical  cluing and some clever linking between clues, that was not too obtrusive – and not too many liberties taken today, I think!

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Financial Times 13,850 – Crux

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 24th November 2011

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Nov 14

Crux is one of those setters whose crosswords I am always looking forward to. Many lovely touches and thoughtful cluing along the way.

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Financial Times 13,849 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 24th November 2011

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of November 12

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