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Archive for December 23rd, 2011

Independent 7,859/Phi

Posted by Ali on 23rd December 2011


This was a nice, seasonal offering from Phi with a mini theme revolving around 21/23A.

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Financial Times 13,884 / Mudd

Posted by shuchi on 23rd December 2011


I had a fun time solving this puzzle. The grid has four nearly independent mini-grids and I worked through them starting from the top-left, going anti-clockwise, with 10a as my last answer in.  Especially enjoyed 25a, 18d.

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Guardian 25,513 – Orlando

Posted by Andrew on 23rd December 2011


A reasonably straightforward puzzle from Orlando (perhaps to soften us up for Araucaria’s Christmas special tomorrow), but with all his usual sound elegance and understated wit. Thanks, Orlando, and Merry Christmas to all setters, bloggers and readers.

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