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Archive for December 28th, 2011

Financial Times 13,887 by Cinephile

Posted by PeeDee on 28th December 2011


A good straightford offering from Cinephile today, not too easy but not really that hard either.

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Independent 7863/Crosophile

Posted by John on 28th December 2011


Crosophile has produced a very rare Wednesday crossword because Dac is having a well-earned rest, perhaps. I found this a little harder than the setter with whom I am always happiest, and no doubt the answers I am lost on will be explained, but there are still some very nice clues here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 25,517 – Brendan

Posted by manehi on 28th December 2011


This looked quite tricky at first but once the theme became clear it all began to fall into place.

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Inquisitor 1208: Special Delivery by Shark

Posted by HolyGhost on 28th December 2011


Three unclued entries, some clashes, “thematically placed”. Clashes resolve to give an appropriate word reading down the grid. “Three similar words” (similar to what? each other?) “again thematically placed”, forming relevant shapes (16 cells in all) …
Slightly mystified by the rubric, but sure that it’ll become clear as we progress.

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