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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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Financial Times 14,804 by Magwitch

Posted by Pete Maclean on 24th December 2014

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of December 14, 2014

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Financial Times 14812 Gurney

Posted by scchua on 23rd December 2014

scchua.

(Work in progress – Please click here for this same blog but with a picture quiz added. Please do NOT post hereinbelow any comment relating to the picture quiz. Thank you.)  Pretty straightforward.  Thanks to Gurney.  Definitions are underlined in the clues.

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Financial Times 14,809 by WANDERER

Posted by Turbolegs on 19th December 2014

Turbolegs.

A mindbender from WANDERER which turned out to be a complete delight at the end of it all. First pass resulted in barely 3-4 clues being solved and I was getting mentally ready for a long arduous affair.

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Financial Times no.14,808 by Mudd

Posted by Ringo on 18th December 2014

Ringo.

Another not-too-troublesome FT puzzle, and, happily, another lesson in how to set an entry-level crossword without being boring.

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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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