April 28, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie No 136

Toughie No 136 by Giovanni

An enjoyable puzzle, in spite of the Geography lesson!

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BD Rating – Difficulty **** Enjoyment ****

Here we have a Toughie from our regular Friday setter.  Tougher than the daily cryptics, with one or two words you may have to look up, but very enjoyable.  But the French department will cause a lot of head scratching.

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DT Cryptic No 25914

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25914

Today’s hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Today’s compiler obviously thought that we were in need of a bit of a rest after yesterday’s tricky effort, and has produced a very straightforward puzzle, which, nevertheless, has a number of entertaining clues.

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