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Archive for March 21st, 2013

Financial Times no.14,267 by Hamilton

Posted by Ringo on 21st March 2013


Sorry I’m so late. I awoke with a headache and – on seeing that it was once again a Hamilton Thursday – an agonised groan. For some odd reason I always find Hamilton an unfeasibly difficult setter, and today was no different. He gave me a right runaround and no mistake.

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Guardian 25,901 – Picaroon

Posted by Andrew on 21st March 2013


It’s exactly a month since I last blogged a Picaroon puzzle. No technical problems this time, and fewer obscurities (last time we had NGULTRUM and EIGENVECTOR among others), but I still found it quite hard to get into; though as is often the case there didn’t seem to be anything particularly involved when I came to write it up, though there are some definitions and other elements that are nicely misleading.

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Independent 8247 / Morph

Posted by duncanshiell on 21st March 2013


Morph puzzles appear in the Independent about once a month and are very welcome.

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Financial Times 14,258 – Mudd

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 21st March 2013

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Mar 11

It is a well-known fact that Mr Halpern likes to save his best work for The Guardian (as Paul). But if perhaps a tad (or two) less adventurous, this Mudd was still very enjoyable.

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Financial Times 14,257 by Cinephile

Posted by Pete Maclean on 21st March 2013

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of March 9th, 2013

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