May 4, 2010 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 347

Toughie No 347 by Kcit

Tales of the Spanish Main

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Today’s Toughie from Kcit is only marginally harder than the average daily cryptic, but there are some clever clues. A handful of minor grumbles fail to spoil the enjoyment of this puzzle.

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DT 26231

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26231

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

We have a very gentle puzzle from Shamus today to get us back into the groove after the bank holiday. Members of the CC should have no excuses for not completing this one, but as we’ve said often in the past, being relatively easy does not mean that it cannot be entertaining, and this one has some very enjoyable clues.
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