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Archive for July 5th, 2012

Independent 8026/Rorschach

Posted by John on 5th July 2012

John.

So far as I know Rorschach is a new name to crosswords, although I suppose it might be an amalgam of other setters. At first sight, with its references to Bob Marley and a rock group, I had misgivings and anticipated a difficult time, but it didn’t turn out to be too bad at all. There were some very pleasant accessible clues, although as usual there were one or two whose explanations escape me. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times no.14,048 by GAFF

Posted by Ringo on 5th July 2012

Ringo.

The theme at 14ac. took me a little time to crack, and even once I’d got it this was by no means plain sailing. Perhaps I’m just a bit rusty. But it was an excellent puzzle, full of variety, even if there were no stand-out zingers.

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Guardian 25,680 – Enigmatist

Posted by manehi on 5th July 2012

manehi.

Enjoyed this, with some easier solutions providing much-needed crossers to help with several tricky clues at the end. Favourites today were 12ac and 18ac.

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Financial Times Prize 14, 039 by Crux

Posted by flashling on 5th July 2012

flashling.

Monday Prize Crossword number 14,039 by Crux

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Financial Times 14,038 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 5th July 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of June 23

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