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Archive for April 19th, 2012

Financial Times no.13,982 by JASON

Posted by Ringo on 19th April 2012


Nothing hugely challenging. An overdose of charades and a few too many four-letter words for my taste, but some solid clueing and some marvellously misleading definitions. Thank-you, Jason. Nice way to start a rainy Thursday.

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Guardian 25,614 – Pasquale

Posted by Andrew on 19th April 2012


I learned a couple of new (botanical) words from today’s puzzle. Fortunately, the clues were reasonably easy and, as one would expect from Pasquale, admirably sound. The grid is not one of the Guardian’s best, but the three multi-entry down clues help to even things up in the solver’s favour. Grazie, Don Pasquale.

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Independent 7960 / Tees

Posted by duncanshiell on 19th April 2012


Tees has given us a puzzle, mainly populated with well known words, although the main theme did generate one slightly obscure phrase (to me, at least) that was fairly easily deducible from the wordplay.  

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Financial Times Monday Prize 13973 Crux

Posted by scchua on 19th April 2012


An enjoyable prize crossword, neatly clued.  Thanks to Crux.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.

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Financial Times 13,972 by Cincinnus

Posted by Pete Maclean on 19th April 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of April 7, 2012

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