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Financial Times 14,621 by WANDERER

Posted by PeeDee on 14th May 2014

PeeDee.

The perfect lunchtime or coffee break crossword, very enjoyable.

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Posted in FT | 7 Comments »

Guardian Prize Puzzle 26,250 by Tramp

Posted by PeeDee on 10th May 2014

PeeDee.

Good fun from Tramp, one of my favourite setters.

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Posted in Guardian | 27 Comments »

Financial Times 14,615 by HAMILTON

Posted by PeeDee on 7th May 2014

PeeDee.

An entertaining puzzle, though I think I’m not quite on Hamilton’s wavelength as I struggled to fully explain some of the clues.  Thank you Hamilton.

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Financial Times 14,609 by AARDVARK

Posted by PeeDee on 30th April 2014

PeeDee.

An interesting crossword from Aardvark as usual.

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Posted in FT | 10 Comments »

Financial Times 14,603 by IO

Posted by PeeDee on 23rd April 2014

PeeDee.

IO puzzles are usually a challenge, and this one does not disappoint.  Thank you IO for stretching my brain this morning.

There are a couple of clues where IO has defeated me.  I’m sure there are valid explanations in there somewhere but I’m damned if I can find them.

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Posted in FT | 12 Comments »

Independent on Sunday 1,260 by Poins

Posted by PeeDee on 20th April 2014

PeeDee.

Good stuff from Poins.  Trickier than the previous IoS puzzle of his that I blogged.

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Posted in Independent | 4 Comments »

Financial Times 14,598 by Alberich

Posted by PeeDee on 16th April 2014

PeeDee.

This is a tough puzzle with not many easy clues.  I had to work hard all the way to the end.

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Posted in FT | 9 Comments »

Guardian Prize Puzzle 26,226 by Philistine

Posted by PeeDee on 12th April 2014

PeeDee.

An entertaining puzzle which took me a while to figure out what was going on.

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Posted in Guardian | 33 Comments »

Financial Times 14,592 by ARTEXLEN

Posted by PeeDee on 9th April 2014

PeeDee.

Good stuff form Artexlen today.  There was a mix of difficulty here, from the straightforward to the downright devious.  Hopefully something for everyone.  Thanks Artexlen.

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Posted in FT | 16 Comments »

Financial Times 14,586 by HAMILTON

Posted by PeeDee on 2nd April 2014

PeeDee.

I have not blogged a Hamilton puzzle before.  I filled the grid well enough but I am clearly not thinking on Hamiltons wavelength as there are several clues that I can’t quite come to grips with.

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Posted in FT | 9 Comments »

Financial Times 14,580 by AARDVARK

Posted by PeeDee on 26th March 2014

PeeDee.

I found this pretty tricky and for a while thought I might not be able to finish.

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Posted in FT | 5 Comments »

Independent on Sunday 1,256 by Poins

Posted by PeeDee on 23rd March 2014

PeeDee.

A gentle Sunday puzzle from Poins.

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Posted in Independent | 2 Comments »

Financial Times 14,574 by Monk

Posted by PeeDee on 19th March 2014

PeeDee.

A tricky puzzle from Monk, but no surprise there!  There are two that I can’t explain, any help appreciated.

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Posted in FT | 9 Comments »

Guardian Prize Puzzle 26,202 by Paul

Posted by PeeDee on 15th March 2014

PeeDee.

No themes, ninas, pangrams, special instructions or other funny stuff — just a straightforward down-to-earth cryptic.  Thanks Paul, I enjoyed this.

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Posted in Guardian | 18 Comments »

Financial Times 14,568 by Io

Posted by PeeDee on 12th March 2014

PeeDee.

A mixed difficulty puzzle from Io, something for everyone.  Things started off quite comfortably in the top left corner and then got progressively harder and harder as I moved through the grid.  There are a couple that I still can’t fully explain, any help appreciated.  Thanks Io.

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Posted in FT | 19 Comments »