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Archive for July 19th, 2012

Independent 8,038 / Nimrod

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 19th July 2012


The honour of blogging a Nimrod puzzle had not fallen to me for a long time, so I approached the task this morning with a mixture of excitement and trepidation.

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Financial Times no.14,060 by FALCON

Posted by Ringo on 19th July 2012


Nothing too challenging from Merlin today. A few more ‘hidden’ solutions than I’d like, and perhaps one or two somewhat stretched definitions, but also some lovely surfaces. I enjoyed it.

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Guardian 25,692 / Brummie

Posted by Eileen on 19th July 2012


An entertaining puzzle from Brummie, with some cleverly interlinking clues which may perplex non-Brits. My only quibble is that some of the clues are over-long and / or clunky but, overall, it was fun to solve and not too taxing. Thanks, Brummie.

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Financial Times 14,051 – Falcon

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 19th July 2012

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Jul 9

It’s a well-known fact that Monday Prize Crosswords can be found at the easier end of the spectrum. This Falcon puzzle was no exception, but I hasten to say that it is quite a gift to write crosswords that are so smooth and elegant as this setter does on this particular level.

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Financial Times 14,050 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 19th July 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of July 7, 2012

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