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Archive for November 22nd, 2012

Independent 8146/Radian

Posted by John on 22nd November 2012


Radian has given us a pleasant crossword today themed largely around 16ac, which is connected with many of the clues. I have my doubts about 15dn, although perhaps I have it quite wrong and will be corrected.

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Financial Times no.14,168 by Orense

Posted by Ringo on 22nd November 2012


I’m going to be accused of peacocking again if I say that this was a doddle… so instead I’ll say that it was an enjoyable, playful puzzle, with a nice mix of mechanisms; a lovely way to start the day, and no complaints from this quarter. Thank-you, Orense.

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Guardian 25,800 – Puck

Posted by manehi on 22nd November 2012


Found this very tricky, but really enjoyed the various uses [and non-use] of the interlinked clues. Unfortunately I haven’t been able to parse 1dn yet – would appreciate any help. Edit: thanks to AndrewC for 1dn

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Financial Times 14,159 – Dante

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 22nd November 2012

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Nov 12

After two Monday Prize Crosswords that got me on the edge of my seat, this Dante puzzle was really plain sailing.

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Financial Times 14,158 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 22nd November 2012

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of November 10, 2012

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