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Archive for May 18th, 2012

Guardian 25,639 / Chifonie

Posted by Eileen on 18th May 2012

Eileen.

A typically straightforward puzzle from Chifonie, with a preponderance of charade-type clues and insertions and a wide use of single-letter abbreviations. Chifonie is known for his smooth surfaces and there are some good examples here.

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Financial Times 14,007 by Gurney

Posted by Jed on 18th May 2012

Jed.

Very straightforward with lots of anagrams – couldn’t explain 9 across

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Beelzebub 1158

Posted by Jed on 18th May 2012

Jed.

Excellent. Long perimeter clues particularly nifty and the device used in 18a is classic

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Independent 7,985 / Phi

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 18th May 2012

RatkojaRiku.

It’s Friday today so one is not surprised to find an example of Phi’s work to grapple with over breakfast.

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