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Archive for November 25th, 2011

Independent 7,835/Phi

Posted by Ali on 25th November 2011


For anyone who has navigated here directly and/or solved this online, your attention is drawn to this note on the main page.

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Financial Times 13,860 / Sleuth

Posted by Gaufrid on 25th November 2011


A quick solve for me today as the wordplay, or subsidiary indication as some prefer to call it, was quite clear in all the clues. I prefer something that presents a bit more of a challenge but this puzzle would definitely suit beginners and intermediates in the art of cryptic crossword solving. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 25,489 – Bonxie

Posted by Andrew on 25th November 2011


I’ve sometimes found Bonxie’s puzzles quite hard, but this one wasn’t too bad, despite a few rather obscure words. Read the rest of this entry »

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Today’s (25/11) Indy by Phi

Posted by Admin on 25th November 2011


From Kathryn Friedlander and Philip Fine at the University of Buckingham:

In 2010/11 we invited a number of crossword solvers to take part in recorded trials at Buckingham, during which they solved a cryptic crossword while commenting on their progress out loud. This crossword has been published today in the Independent newspaper as ‘Cryptic Crossword 7385 by Phi’.

In order to gain a richer understanding of the particular dynamics of this puzzle, we are inviting comments on it from all solvers who tackled the published version on or shortly after Friday 25th November 2011.

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