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Archive for May 3rd, 2012

Financial Times no.13,994 by NEO

Posted by Ringo on 3rd May 2012


This was one of those rare puzzles that was both a doddle and a complete pleasure to complete.

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Guardian Cryptic 25626 Pasquale

Posted by scchua on 3rd May 2012


This was an enjoyable puzzle, not too difficult, with a new word for me, so it was a 14A (which is a word I dislike!).  A lot of help from the 3 related clues, which were quite easy to spot.  Thank you Pasquale   Definitions are underlined in the clues.  Each of the pictures at the bottom has an unidentified link to the puzzle. 

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Independent 7972 / Morph

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 3rd May 2012


A good Thursday work-out from Morph with some topical references, excellent surface readings and great attention to detail (see 5d). 23a and 25a are new to us but they were readily solvable from the wordplay. The references to the present Government in 1a and 10a brought a smile to our faces.

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Financial Times 13,985 – Dante

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 3rd May 2012

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Apr 23

After a one-off Tuesday appearance Dante is back on the familiar Monday spot. With the quality we have come to expect from, in a way, the Setter of Setters. Thanks Dante, for another not too difficult but elegant puzzle – one that can be found here .

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Financial Times 13,984 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 3rd May 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of April 21, 2012

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