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Archive for January 20th, 2012

Financial Times 13,906 / Loroso

Posted by Jed on 20th January 2012


Challenging workout from Loroso (Anax) in which all across and many down clues had themed definitions. Thought 20d very witty but have failed to parse 17 down ….

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Guardian 25,537 – Bonxie

Posted by Andrew on 20th January 2012


I had confidently predicted an Orlando for today, as we haven’t seen him since just before Christmas, so was slightly worried to see Bonxie’s name, as I’ve sometimes found his puzzles quite hard, but either he’s getting easier or I’m getting better at it, as this one presented no major problems – there were quite a few easy clues to get me started, and then the rest fell into place with just the right amount of work. I’m not sure about the parsing of 1ac – suggestions are invited. Sorted – thanks to Sidey

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Independent 7883 / Phi

Posted by duncanshiell on 20th January 2012


From today, I have transferred from blogging weekday Guardian crosswords on a 3-week cycle to blogging Independent weekday crosswords on a weekly cycle.

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