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Archive for April 12th, 2012

Independent 7954/Klingsor

Posted by John on 12th April 2012

John.

Yet another excellent workout from Klingsor this morning. Many of the clues have quite tricky constructions, but it is all perfectly fair and often very nice. As always with Klingsor — what else, when you look at his name — there are several musical references. Which is one of the better options as far as I’m concerned. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guardian 25,608 – Brendan

Posted by manehi on 12th April 2012

manehi.

Enjoyed this a lot, especially the theme. Favourite clues 11a, 15d and 19d.

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Financial Times no.13,976 by REDSHANK

Posted by Ringo on 12th April 2012

Ringo.

As usual from Redshank, a very enjoyable and inventive puzzle. A few new and half-forgotten words here for me. Plus, it’s a pangram (something I usually manage to overlook; I only spotted this one because I’ve just set a pangram of my own and was highly alphabet-attuned as a result).

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Financial Times 13,968 – Dante

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 12th April 2012

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Apr 2

A Dante puzzle that I completed in two sessions, which probably makes clear that I didn’t find this the easiest of Dantes. Some real gems in this puzzle (1ac, 30ac, 1d – to name a few).

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Financial Times 13,967 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 12th April 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of March 31, 2012

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Enigmatic Variations No.1011 – Title by Piccadilly

Posted by Mister Sting on 12th April 2012

Mister Sting.

With this sort of DIY grid puzzle, it all depends how easy cold-solving is. So how easy is this going to be? And what’s the puzzle actually called?

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