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Archive for April 16th, 2013

Financial Times 14288 Crux

Posted by scchua on 16th April 2013


In the last Crux I blogged I made the comment that there were some very nice surfaces.  The same comment applies today.  Thanks to Crux.  Definitions are underlined in the clues. [[The pictures at the bottom between them have 3 unidentified links to the puzzle.  There’s a setter’s device involved in one of the pictures. Please enclose any comments on them in double brackets. Thank you.]]

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Independent 8269 / Punk

Posted by Bertandjoyce on 16th April 2013



It’s Joyce’s turn this week. We’ve been blogging for over a year now but this is only the second Punk puzzle that we have crossed swords (let alone footballs) with. We always enjoy his puzzles as Paul in Another Place as they normally bring a smile to our faces or a groan of appreciation for his audacity.

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Guardian 25,923 – Qaos

Posted by Uncle Yap on 16th April 2013

Uncle Yap.

What a delightful solve. Qaos has taken great pain to make each clue so smooth and fluid on the surface, just like Rufus. I like the way the definition is disguised in each clue, so innocuously blended in. Thank you for the lovely start to my Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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