May 1, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 139 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 139 by Elgar

Elgar sets the standard that others must follow

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

Elgar has consistently set Toughies that are Tough, and this one is no exception.  To say that is easier than some of Elgar’s previous puzzles doesn’t mean it is easy.  For those that do battle with this puzzle, the reward is in the satisfaction of completing it.  But don’t worry if you get stuck – you can find all of the answers here.

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DT 25917 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25917

Hints and tips by Libellule

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

I found this one to be a lot harder than the other crosswords this week. Either I was having a bad day, or this really was more difficult. Comments appreciated.

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