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Archive for February 14th, 2013

Independent 8217/Eimi

Posted by John on 14th February 2013


There I was when I found a word repeated in the answers thinking that Eimi had been a bit repetitive, and quite failing to realise that today has a special meaning (although, to be an old curmudgeon, it has only recently become what it is today, an attempt by traders to sell more of their wares).

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Financial Times 14,237 by Bradman

Posted by Jed on 14th February 2013


Clever, witty and enjoyable




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Guardian 25,871 – Boatman

Posted by manehi on 14th February 2013


A Valentine’s crossword with a few well-worked mini-themes and lots of clever cluing – I particularly liked 13ac, 20ac/16dn, 25ac and 5dn/22dn. Groaned aloud at 19dn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 14,228 – Crux

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 14th February 2013

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Feb 4

A very satisfying crossword by Crux who is one of my favourite setters at the easier end of the FT’s spectrum (but only when he keeps the number of cds to a minimum – as he did today).  It’s all very fair what’s happening here, and perhaps therefore – for once – I didn’t feel the need to make any additional comments.  Many thanks to Crux for the enjoyment!

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Financial Times 14,227 by Cinephile

Posted by Pete Maclean on 14th February 2013

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of February 2nd, 2013

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