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Archive for February 19th, 2013

Independent 8221 / Tees

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 19th February 2013


Tees has adopted a very topical theme for this enjoyable puzzle. It took us a little longer than we might have expected to tumble to the theme – probably due to our tendency to start with the across clues – but 6D fell into place fairly early on, and from there on it was fun fitting the various references into the grid. We particularly liked 1A/15D but our COD is probably 24A.

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Financial Times 14241 Gurney

Posted by scchua on 19th February 2013


Quite a straightforward puzzle, so thanks to setter Gurney (a 15sq. blogger in addition).  Definitions are underlined in the clues.  [[The pictures at the bottom have unidentified links to the puzzle.]]

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Guardian 25,875 – Tramp

Posted by Uncle Yap on 19th February 2013

Uncle Yap.

A most pleasant romp this morning through some fairly challenging clues; some of which with definitions that are as mysterious as the cryptic part of the clues. Tramp has obviously taken great pain to ensure the definitions and the elements make for some very smooth surface reading. Thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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