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Financial Times 14,749 / Falcon

Posted by Gaufrid on 10th October 2014

Gaufrid.

When I tried to download this puzzle on my way to bed in the early hours of this morning the index page linked to a Sudoku, which was not what I was looking for! Fortunately this error had been corrected by the time I got up.

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Financial Times no.14,748 by Chalmie

Posted by Ringo on 9th October 2014

Ringo.

A new setter for me, I think, and an excellent puzzle.

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Financial Times 14,739 – Mudd

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 9th October 2014

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Sep 29

After a string of Dantes, Cruxes and Falcons it was nice to have this setter for a change. No Mudd without bums or buttocks (and so it was) but the most amusing clue was surely 26ac.

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Financial Times 14,738 by Goliath

Posted by Pete Maclean on 9th October 2014

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of 27 September, 2014

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Financial Times 14,747 by MONK

Posted by PeeDee on 8th October 2014

PeeDee.

A very enjoyable puzzle from Monk in which he reveals his easy side.

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Financial Times 14,746 by GURNEY

Posted by Bhavan on 7th October 2014

Bhavan.

Easy breezy puzzle. 

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Financial Times 14,743 / Bradman

Posted by Gaufrid on 3rd October 2014

Gaufrid.

With only a handful of entries during my first pass through the clues I thought I might struggle a little with this one but I then made steady progress and completed it without too many problems.

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Financial Times 14,742 by ORENSE

Posted by Ringo on 2nd October 2014

Ringo.

I enjoyed this pleasant little puzzle from our old pal Orense.

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Financial Times 14,733 – Crux

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 2nd October 2014

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Sep 22

Fine puzzle by Crux with only a couple of sighs in the CD department. Curiously enough, this crossword has exactly the same grid as the one that precedes it (Mudd’s prize puzzle, blogged by Pete Maclean below).  Not really important, just an observation.

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Financial Times 14,732 by Mudd

Posted by Pete Maclean on 2nd October 2014

Pete Maclean.

Prize puzzle from the Weekend FT of September 20, 2014

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Financial Times 14,741 by GOZO

Posted by PeeDee on 1st October 2014

PeeDee.

A very nice puzzle from Gozo.

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Financial Times 14740 Neo

Posted by scchua on 30th September 2014

scchua.

(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.)    It’s been some time since I blogged Neo.  Thanks for the renewed acquaintance.  And what’s with the dogs (and a couple of gods/goddess)?  Definitions are underlined in the clues.

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Financial Times 14,737 by ALBERICH

Posted by Turbolegs on 26th September 2014

Turbolegs.

Such a wonderful puzzle from Alberich. Pity it wasnt my best day in the sun, especially coming a cropper against the SE corner. Amongst several gems of clues, 26ac was vastly ingenious. Thanks to Gaufrid for sprucing up and providing a backbone to an otherwise ordinary blog. There will be several opportunities to improve upon the parsing below so I hope collectively we are in good shape by the end of the day.

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Financial Times no.14,736 by Falcon

Posted by Ringo on 25th September 2014

Ringo.

A largely unobjectionable offering from Falcon today – and I learned a new word, which is always nice.

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Financial Times 14,727 – Dante

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 25th September 2014

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Crossword/Sep 15

This is indeed last week’s Prize Crossword but it wasn’t published in the newspaper itself. The FT mistakingly printed off a repeat of IO’s lovingly made tribute to Robin Williams. So, for those who missed this Dante, it’s available on the FT website and here:  Dante 15 Sep 14.  A mild warning though, as Dante lives up to his reputation with more than half of the clues being CDs and DDs.

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