April 25, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ScrewedUp News – Apr 25

ScrewedUp News – Apr 25

Edition 17

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26/04/2009 – A new, improved, version of Codewords 1285 is now available online.

Another weekend and another screwup in the codewords.  Is it really that hard to get it right?

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DT Cryptic No 25912 – Hints

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25912 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment *

There’s not much I can say about this puzzle, other than this week there are no place names in it.  Girls’ names feature twice in the answers and once in the wordplay.  If it wasn’t for the self-imposed responsibility of producing some hints for this blog, I would be inclined to stop doing these Saturday puzzles altogether.

Peter Biddlecombe’s full review of this puzzle will be published at 12.00 on Thursday, 30th April.  I wish him well!

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