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Guardian Cryptic 25746 Crucible

Posted by scchua on 20th September 2012

scchua.

This took a bit of time to get into, the key being 10.  After getting some of the others, I finally got it via 2 and 16across.  The pace quickened after that, and it turned out to be quite an enjoyable solve.  Thanks to Crucible.  (Apologies for the slight delay in posting – I had to interrupt the writing of the blog for a doctor’s appointment.) Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times no.14,114 by BRADMAN

Posted by Ringo on 20th September 2012

Ringo.

A nice mix (unless you’re anagramphobic) from the boy from Bowral this morning. I learned a couple of words, sniggered admiringly once or twice, and have a question that perhaps a Whovian could answer for me…

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Independent 8092 / Anax

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 20th September 2012

Bertandjoyce.

It’s our turn to blog a Thursday puzzle so we were expecting to have some fun, especially when we saw that it was Anax! It had everything that you may expect from one of his crosswords although there were no long anagrams this time unless you count 16ac.

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Financial Times 14,105 – Dante

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 20th September 2012

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Sep 10

Pleasant Dante crossword that didn’t cause me too much trouble (although I had to make my brains work to fully understand 26ac). Smooth as ever, even if there were some link words (on/by) that I personally would have tried to avoid.  Even so, many thanks again to Dante!

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Financial Times 14,104 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 20th September 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of September 8, 2012

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