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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 No. 14,827 by NEO

Posted by Bhavan on 13th January 2015

Bhavan.

Entertaining puzzle this. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 14,824 by BRADMAN

Posted by Turbolegs on 9th January 2015

Turbolegs.

This serving from the Don can be aptly likened to being a Jekyll-and-Hyde type of grid – polarized between some very easy clues and some true brain-busters.

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Financial Times no.14,823 by Gozo

Posted by Ringo on 8th January 2015

Ringo.

Well, this wasn’t much fun. I’m prepared to consider the possibility that my brain has been stultified by mince pies and sherry but in any case I found this a slog.

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Financial Times 14,815 – Mudd

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 8th January 2015

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Dec 29

The last prize puzzle of 2014 and a very enjoyable one it was. Immaculately clued by a setter who still has to write a bad crossword.  Idea for a New Year’s resolution? :)  

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Financial Times 14,814 by Goliath

Posted by Pete Maclean on 8th January 2015

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of December 27, 2014

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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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Financial Times No. 14,821 by DANTE

Posted by Bhavan on 6th January 2015

Bhavan.

First puzzle in the new year and it is one of my favourite setters.

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Financial Times 14,818 by GAFF

Posted by Turbolegs on 2nd January 2015

Turbolegs.

My pleasure to blog a Gaffle as the first FT grid of the New Year 2015 – and like all others before it from the globetrotter, an absolute delight to tackle.

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Financial Times Christmas 2014 Crossword by Gozo

Posted by Pete Maclean on 1st January 2015

Pete Maclean.

Prize crossword from the FT of December 20, 2014

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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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Financial Times 14,811 – Dante

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 31st December 2014

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Dec 22

As in previous years Dante [aka Rufus] gave us a Carte Rosée, a crossword without black squares and clue numbers, the clues lacking enumeration too. Although Dante didn’t tell us, the clues were given in order of appearance.

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Financial Times No. 14,816 by ARMONIE

Posted by Bhavan on 30th December 2014

Bhavan.

New year wishes in advance to all solvers and setters. Read the rest of this entry »

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Financial Times 14,813 by GAFF

Posted by PeeDee on 24th December 2014

PeeDee.

Ha!

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Financial Times 14,805 – Crux

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 24th December 2014

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Dec 15

Crux was clearly in a double and, to a lesser extent, cryptic definition mood. As ever, elegant surfaces and medium level of difficulty.

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