Daily Archives: December 31, 2009

Toughie 277

New Year’s Eve Toughie No 277 by Elgar

2 + 9 = 15

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

Elgar gives us yet another treat and a completely unexpected theme linking all of the answers.

SPOILER ALERT – only reveal the next sentence if you are really stuck

{All answers contain at least one instance of the letters RE, which are ignored in the wordplay – except for 10a, which is odd (unless I’m missing something).Read More

DT 26125

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26125

Hints and tips by Libellule

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

An enjoyable crossword to end the year (at least I thought so), with a bit of a themed New Year crossword. How many references can you spot?

As usual the answers are hidden in the curly brackets, so if you cannot work out the answer from the explanation, just highlight to reveal.… Read More