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Archive for May 15th, 2012

Financial Times 14004 Dante

Posted by scchua on 15th May 2012

scchua.

This is the third time that I’ve blogged Rufus on Monday and his alter ego on Tuesday.  So it appears that Rufus is becoming quite a regular starter for the FT week.  Following on yesterday, another enjoyable lot of mostly dds, cds, and anagrams, a couple of which were cleverly concealed.  Thanks Dante/Rufus.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[Each picture at the bottom has an unidentified link to the crossword - there are 2 pairs and 2 singles in the pics.]]

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Independent 7982 / Glueball

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 15th May 2012

Bertandjoyce.

A new compiler or someone in disguise?

So many of the clues were related that it was difficult to know where to start. For the first five minutes – nothing! It wasn’t until we had solved 23a, which thankfully was a straightforward clue, that the rest of the puzzle began to open up.

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Guardian 25636 – Orlando

Posted by Uncle Yap on 15th May 2012

Uncle Yap.

Quite a pleasant morning’s workout with a rich variety of devices to tax and tickle the brain.

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