July 10, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 2491 – Review

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2491 – Review

A full analysis by Big Dave

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

Not quite as good as last week’s, but still streets ahead of how they used to be.

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Toughie 179

Toughie No 179 by Shamus

Shamus at his best!

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

Breaking a run of Elgar and Excalibur on alternate Fridays, we have this excellent puzzle from Shamus.  I liked the artistic flavour and really enjoyed this one.

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DT 25977

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25977

Hints and tips by Libellule

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

Not too difficult, but not too easy either. A nice mixture of clues varying in complexity. A good crossword for polishing your skills and typical for a Friday.
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