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Archive for January 15th, 2013

Independent 8,191 / Donk

Posted by RatkojaRiku on 15th January 2013

RatkojaRiku.

This is my first encounter with Donk as a blogger and only my second or third with him as a solver, although I may well have caught sight of him recently on the fringes of a crossword event.

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Financial Times 14211 Armonie

Posted by scchua on 15th January 2013

scchua.

A very slightly harder Armonie today, but good.  Thanks Armonie.  I noted the number of repeated words in the clues: “beer”(1a/12a), “girl”(14a/21a), “speed”(11a/22a), “knight”(2d/4d), “number”(7d/8d), “nothing”(11a/28a), and wondered if it was deliberate?  If so, I can’t see the significance of it, though.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom share 2 unidentified links to the puzzle.]]

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Guardian 25,845 – Bonxie

Posted by Uncle Yap on 15th January 2013

Uncle Yap.

Quite a smart work-out this morning but having some problems parsing a couple of clues. Read the rest of this entry »

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