July 7, 2010 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 384

Toughie No 384 by Firefly

Bog Snorkelling

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

I enjoyed this one. It was worth getting bogged down in the top left-hand corner for the “aha” moment when I got 1d. I do wish that CluedUp could manage to print the full enumeration for a multi-part answer against the clue, rather than making you hunt around for the various bits, but this has improved since the days when it didn’t even tell you against the clue itself that it was multi-part, so I mustn’t grumble too much.
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DT 26286

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26286

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Another fine puzzle from Jay, our regular Wednesday setter.

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