May 5, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 140

Toughie No 140 by Osmosis

A Toughie to savour

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

You have to work to get the answers in this very enjoyable puzzle.  One or two clues have wordplay that takes a bit of unravelling, but there is nothing here that is beyond the capabilities of the average Toughie solver.

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DT 25920

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25920

Today’s hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

This is another decent puzzle from our normal Tuesday setter, whose trademark is to have only single-word answers. Some will decry the layout of the grid, with each of the corners pretty isolated – but look on the bright side, you get four puzzles for the price of one!

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