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Archive for April 5th, 2012

Financial Times 13,971 / Gaff

Posted by Gaufrid on 5th April 2012


It’s now two days in a row, but this time I didn’t know in advance that I was going to be standing-in, hence the delay in publishing this analysis.

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Independent 7948 / Nimrod

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 5th April 2012


Nimrod never fails to impress us. His latest Inquisitor took us a while to finish but provided much enjoyable head-scratching until the puzzle eventually fell into place. We wondered what we would have in store for our Thursday blog today! There were some new words but all fairly clued albeit somewhat deviously at times!

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Guardian Cryptic 25602 Chifonie

Posted by scchua on 5th April 2012


Today continues the lull, more or less, we’ve had so far this week – perhaps leading to a perfect storm tomorrow?  Thanks to Chifonie for an enjoyable puzzle with trim and compact cluing.  (By coincidence, I blogged an Armonie – a Chifonie alter ego – 2 days ago in the FT, which was similarly enjoyable.)  Though I daresay there’ll be some who might feel more or less short-changed.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  Each picture at the bottom has a link to the crossword/blog, though the links may be shared. 

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Financial Times 13,962 – Crux

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 5th April 2012

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Mar 26

Always satisfying to blog a puzzle by Crux.  On the easier side of the FT spectrum, but with enough little twists and turns to make this an enjoyable ride.

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Financial Times 13,961 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 5th April 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of March 24, 2012

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