April 29, 2010 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 26223

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26223

A full review by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Although there are a number of weakish clues, this prize puzzle is not too bad.

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Toughie 345

Toughie No 345 by Giovanni

Enjoyable Stuff

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

Apologies for the lateness, a variety of reasons, I’m afraid.

A Curate’s Egg of a puzzle today with a fair smattering of new from our Friday Favourite. There were some clues I liked, but one or two that I thought not up his usual high standard. I’m not keen on the grid, as there’s only one way into each corner.

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DT 26227

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26227

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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

A much better puzzle today from one of Thursday’s mystery setters. I almost feel deprived as there is nothing much to complain about!

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