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Archive for March 13th, 2012

Independent 7,928 / Radian

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 13th March 2012


Although I am familiar with Radian’s work from this and other publications as a solver, this is the first time I have blogged a puzzle of his for the Indy.

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Financial Times 13951 Peto

Posted by scchua on 13th March 2012


I think Peto is new to the FT.  I was initially anxious, it being somewhat uncharted territory.  However, the puzzle turned out to be quite the usual  FT start to the week, ie. more straightforward than the later part of the week.  Thanks Peto and welcome.  A subsequent search reveals that there was a Listener setter of the same name from Oct 1953 to Nov 81, so I’m not sure if it’s the same person.  Plus the style here is a far cry from the Listener, in other words I can completely solve this one here.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.

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Guardian 25,582 – Philistine

Posted by Uncle Yap on 13th March 2012

Uncle Yap.

This has to be one of the most enjoyable puzzles to solve and blog. Philistine’s use of indirect and misleading definitions is just my cup of tea. Stir in the smooth and seamless surfaces and you have a cracking puzzle. Nice one, Philistine.

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