February 17, 2010 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 304 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 304 by Messinae

This Sporting Life

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

I didn’t think that this Toughie was especially difficult, in spite of being held up for a while in the top right-hand corner. It does have a couple of sporting references, one football and one rugby, that may cause some problems, and I do have niggles with a few of the clues.
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DT 26166 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26166

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Jay’s puzzles are probably those that fit the Telegraph genus best. Seldom difficult, often amusing, occasionally irritating, but always fair.  As Libellule has commented previously, each one does precisely what it says on the can!

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