October 27, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 240 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 240 by Notabilis

The Iceman Cometh

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

For some reason I really struggled on both the crossword and on deriving the word play when I was doing the crossword and also when I was writing the blog, and only finished the blog with a little help from Gazza.
Not the sort of Toughie I usually expect to deal with on a Tuesday. However it was enjoyable, and had a number of great clues such as 5d for example. I was particularly pleased when I finished it.

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DT 26070 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26070

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Regular solvers will recognise the style of today’s setter, and he has produced another puzzle to make you think and make you smile.
For those who want to see the answers, they are hidden inside the curly brackets under each clue – just highlight the white space inside the brackets to reveal them.

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