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Archive for August 16th, 2012

Financial Times no.14,084 by MUDD

Posted by Ringo on 16th August 2012


There was a pleasingly old-fashioned feel to this puzzle, I felt; plenty of double definitions, which seem to have dwindled in popularity since I was a lad. Very nice clueing throughout – thank-you, Mudd.

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Guardian 25,716 / Brendan

Posted by Eileen on 16th August 2012


This is the third Brendan in a row that I’ve blogged, so I was pleased to have bagged the hat-trick when I saw his name on this one.

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Independent 8,062 / Mordred

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 16th August 2012


When you are allocated the Thursday slot as a blogger, you never quite know which compiler you will have to cross swords with, since the editor seems to draw on a wider range of compilers to fill this day’s slot than is the case for some other days of the week.

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Financial Times 14,075 – Gaff

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 16th August 2012

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Aug 6

When there’s something special going on in the world around us, the FT has its very own crossword specialist to present us a reminder: Gaff .  So, what happened August 5th, 1962?

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Financial Times 14,074 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 16th August 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of August 4, 2012

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