July 7, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 176

Toughie No 176 by Citrus

Easier than the regular cryptic?

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Tuesday seems to be a good day to tackle your first Toughie.  I sailed through this one, but enjoyed doing it.

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DT 25974

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25974

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

An enjoyable, but not too taxing, puzzle with all the answers being single words. We have both a girl’s name and a city, so there may be some criticism from those who do not like the use of proper nouns – over to you!
As usual the answers are hidden inside the curly brackets – just select the white space inside them to reveal all.

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