October 5, 2010 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 435

Toughie No 435 by MynoT

A Night with the Marx Brothers?

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There is usually a theme behind MynoT’s Toughies, and today we have a number of clues, some interlinked, about musical events and venues. One major complaint: references to some, but not all, clue numbers are followed by across or down – I don’t mind what convention is used, but it should be consistent [I believe the Times has strict editorial rules on this].

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DT 26363

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26363

Hints and tips by Gazza

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Well it’s Ray T’s turn today but I’m not totally convinced that this is one of his because it seems different from his normal style. He’s normally very good at dropping in to let us know, so let’s hope for a visit today. Meantime, your views, as always, are appreciated.
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