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Archive for December 30th, 2011

Financial Times 13,889 / Bradman

Posted by shuchi on 30th December 2011


From mathematics to religion to slang, Bradman draws from a breadth of topics to craft his clues today. I’m happy to have this puzzle to blog as my last post of 2011. Happy New Year, everyone.

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Guardian 25,519 / Araucaria

Posted by Eileen on 30th December 2011


A pleasant Araucaria puzzle for my last blog of the year, which was less taxing than it first appeared, since the gateway clue at 5ac was pretty straightforward. There are a number of old favourite clues / devices here.

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Independent 7,865 / Phi

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 30th December 2011


Like many readers, I have been pigging out on crosswords as well as on turkey and mince pies over the past week, with so many Christmas specials to get my teeth into. Why is it that we just don’t know when to stop eating, drinking or solving? As such, my
thanks go to Phi for a more doable than average puzzle today, which served as a kind of cruciverbal hair of the dog for me this morning.

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Financial Times 13,879 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 30th December 2011

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of December 17

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