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Archive for November 6th, 2012

Independent 8132/Alchemi

Posted by John on 6th November 2012

John.

A new setter today, at least I’ve never heard the name before. Some of the clues would perhaps be more comfortable in one of the other newspapers blogged on this site, but many of them are very satisfactory. Unfortunate for poor Alchemi that a fuddy-duddy like me should be blogging his/her first puzzle.

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Posted in Independent | 36 Comments »

Financial Times 14154 Neo

Posted by scchua on 6th November 2012

scchua.

Another enjoyable puzzle from Tuesday  regular, Neo.  Quite straightforward, once one gets into it.  The N.E. corner was slow, though having cracked it, I don’t know why – apart from trying to find a Labour leader named Loft.  Thanks Neo.  Though there are quite a few proper nouns, I can’t find a theme/nina, though from me, that doesn’t mean anything.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom have unidentified links to the puzzle.]]

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Posted in FT | 17 Comments »

Guardian 25,786 – Gordius

Posted by Uncle Yap on 6th November 2012

Uncle Yap.

Not quite a smooth solve today as there were a few hard-boiled eggs (obscurities). Just glad that I managed to unravel all for this blog. Phew! Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Guardian | 39 Comments »