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Independent 1,300 by Hypnos

Posted by PeeDee on 25th January 2015

PeeDee.

A good Sunday puzzle from Hypnos, a bit of everything.  Thanks Hypnos.

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Financial Times 14,834 by ARTEXLEN

Posted by PeeDee on 21st January 2015

PeeDee.

Spot on in every way, not much else to say! Thanks Artexlen.

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Guardian Prize 26,465 by Paul

Posted by PeeDee on 17th January 2015

PeeDee.

Good fun yet again from Paul.

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Posted in Guardian | 30 Comments »

Financial Times 14,828 by ALBERICH

Posted by PeeDee on 14th January 2015

PeeDee.

I have blogged a few Alberich puzzles now and they have been consistently good, this one no exception.  Thanks Alberich.

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Financial Times 14,822 by MONK

Posted by PeeDee on 7th January 2015

PeeDee.

A tricky one from Monk.

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Posted in FT | 27 Comments »

Financial Times 14,817 by ORENSE

Posted by PeeDee on 31st December 2014

PeeDee.

An excellent puzzle for anyone starting out at cryptic crossword solving.  You can have a go at the puzzle here.

Thanks Orense.

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Posted in FT | 3 Comments »

Independent on Sunday 1,296 by Hypnos

Posted by PeeDee on 28th December 2014

PeeDee.

I have only hazy memories about this one, solved and blogged in a lull between various Christmas activities.

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Financial Times 14,813 by GAFF

Posted by PeeDee on 24th December 2014

PeeDee.

Ha!

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Guardian Prize 26,442 by Shed

Posted by PeeDee on 20th December 2014

PeeDee.

A very enjoyable puzzle from Shed.

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Posted in Guardian | 40 Comments »

Financial Times 14,807 by CHALMIE

Posted by PeeDee on 17th December 2014

PeeDee.

A varied set of clues, leading to an interesting set of words in the solution.  All-in-all a very pleasant puzzle  (and even more interesting than I at first realised, thank you Chalmie).

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Posted in FT | 18 Comments »

Financial Times 14,801 by AARDVARK

Posted by PeeDee on 10th December 2014

PeeDee.

A fine crossword from Aardvark.  Not a hard puzzle, but one that I would have finished much more quickly if there had not been so many obvious paths to the solution that turned into dead ends.  I’m sure he does it on purpose!  Thanks Aardvark.

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Posted in FT | 8 Comments »

Financial Times 14,795 by GOZO

Posted by PeeDee on 3rd December 2014

PeeDee.

A fun puzzle from puzzle from Gozo of a form I have not seen before.  You can download a PDF of the puzzle from the FT website here.

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Independent on Sunday 1,292 by eXternal

Posted by PeeDee on 30th November 2014

PeeDee.

I found this one a whole lot harder than any other IoS puzzle I have blogged.  There are still a couple I can’t completely explain.  Good fun, but I am glad I had plenty of time to sole this one!  Thanks eXternal.

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Financial Times 14,789 by Io

Posted by PeeDee on 26th November 2014

PeeDee.

A spectacular tribute puzzle from Io.  This puzzle was accidentally omitted from the FT website on the day of publication.  If you missed this one then I recommend having a go. download the PDF here.

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Guardian Prize 26,418 by Picaroon

Posted by PeeDee on 22nd November 2014

PeeDee.

I didn’t enjoy this all that much when I first solved it, but then when I wrote up the blog a few days later I found plenty to enjoy.  I think I must have just been at a bit of a low ebb at the time.  Thanks Picaroon.

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Posted in Guardian | 30 Comments »