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Archive for January 10th, 2012

Independent/7,874 – Punk

Posted by Ali on 10th January 2012


Apologies for the delay with the blog.

This was quite something, with 2 very long thematic answers relating to 16/12. I haven’t actually read any of his work, but am familiar with the titles, and the clue for 16/12 was gettable early on, so the grid opened up very nicely for the rest of the clues.

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Financial Times N° 13, 897 by Armonie

Posted by PeterO on 10th January 2012


Wandering from my usual Guardian beat, I find a puzzle by John Dawson, whom I know better as his alter ego Chifonie; the results are much the same, with straightforward clue construction, smooth surfaces and some ingenious misdirection. John Dawson gives his main interests as crosswords, music, and walking in the Lake District. Could one ask for anything more?

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Guardian 25,528 – Gordius

Posted by Uncle Yap on 10th January 2012

Uncle Yap.

Today’s puzzle is very entertaining with many lovely and clever devices.

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