May 22, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 2484 – Review ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2484 – Review

A full analysis by Big Dave

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

I did this puzzle on Sunday afternoon, while away for the weekend with no internet or dictionaries to hand.  And what a pleasure it was.

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Toughie 151 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 151 by Excalibur

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment *

After yesterday’s brilliant Toughie we come down to earth with a bump today. This is the 151st Toughie and I’ve done nearly all of them, and this is my least favourite of the lot. There are a few nice clues but these are overwhelmed by many with poor wordplay and/or surface reading.

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