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Financial Times 13,964 by Cinephile

Posted by PeeDee on 28th March 2012

PeeDee.

Another very enjoyable puzzle from Cinephile: varied, witty and educational as always.  Thank you Cinephile.

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Financial Times 13963 Neo

Posted by scchua on 28th March 2012

scchua.

The FT Tuesday gremlin struck yesterday, and the puzzle appeared only today, at the same time as today’s puzzle.  I have liked Neo’s puzzles, and this was no exception, it was perhaps a little bit easier than usual.  Hopefully there are those, like me who waited to solve the puzzle when it finally appeared.  Making the best of a bad situation, this posting is late (just like the puzzle), but better (1 day) late than never?  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  Each picture at the bottom has its own unidentified link to the crossword.

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Independent 7941 / Crosophile

Posted by duncanshiell on 28th March 2012

duncanshiell.

This was a good example of a daily puzzle.  The entries are everyday words and the clues conjured up plenty of mental images, many involving enjoyable misdirection.  I struggled a bit deconstructing the English in 1 across, but I think I have got the idea right.

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Inquisitor 1221: Known – or Unknown by Nimrod

Posted by duncanshiell on 28th March 2012

duncanshiell.

The preamble for this puzzle appeared mind-bogglingly complex on first read through.  It went as follows:

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Guardian 25,595 – Brendan

Posted by Andrew on 28th March 2012

Andrew.

I don’t think I’ve blogged a Brendan puzzle for a while, so it was a delight to get this one, with lots of references to …

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