May 6, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 141 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 141 by Campbell

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

This is an average sort of Toughie with a man’s name, a woman’s name, a river, an English town, a couple of Greek mythological characters, a historian, a poet and a festival all making an appearance. As usual you can reveal the answer by selecting the white space between the curly brackets if my hints are not good enough.

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DT 25921 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25921

Hints and tips by Tilsit

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

A superior puzzle with some very good clues and on the whole a really enjoyable solve.  I’m left with the impression that the compiler wants you to do a fair bit of thinking outside the box with some of these main or subsidiary definitions.

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