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Archive for February 16th, 2012

Guardian 25,560 – Pasquale

Posted by manehi on 16th February 2012


Struggled with this even after getting 2,18 and then 7,5 quickly. In the end had to use the online “Cheat” button for 12ac. Favourite clue was 6dn.

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Financial Times no.13,929 by SLEUTH

Posted by Ringo on 16th February 2012


It’s a bright, springlike morning, and this – for me, anyway – was a bright, springlike puzzle, dispensed with before the coffee was cold but no less enjoyable for that. The art and football references were the icing on the bun.

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Independent 7906/Anax

Posted by John on 16th February 2012


Yet again, because of the vagaries of randomness, Anax has to put up with my inability to parse his clever clues. There are I’m afraid one or two that I just can’t understand, and this is obviously my fault, because all the rest of them are very good. There is virtually no point at which I raise an eyebrow and as always the crossword is excellent.

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Financial Times 13,920 – Dante

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 16th February 2012

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Feb 6

In my previous blog (on Mudd’s Prize Crossword) I gave my opinion on the use of ‘double definitions’ (not my favourite device, indeed) and see, here is Dante  to do me a favour with a real overdose (8+) of that device ….. :) . And only one cryptic definition!

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Financial Times 13,919 by Falcon

Posted by Pete Maclean on 16th February 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of February 4, 2012

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