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Top-notch cryptic crossword, appearing daily in The Irish Times (expect Sundays), and also on the web at ireland.com. It is compiled by a character called crosaire, which is supposed to be the Irish language word for crossword.

Probably not as mind-bending as other cryptic crosswords, but you still need to be fairly familiar with its quirks before you can expect to solve more than a couple of clues. I recommend you take a stab at it, it can be extremely rewarding. Here is a list of common tropes to get you started:

Editor: ed
father: pa or da
fool: ass
Irish Times: press
mother: ma
people: men
soft: p (as in 'piano')
ten: io or x

The clues also make heavy use of roman numerals and homophones.

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