January 5, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 488

Toughie No 488 by Firefly

From euery shyres ende of Engelond to Caunterbury they wende

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Firefly has given us a themed puzzle today, based on the famous work by 10a about the stories told by each of the travellers on a pilgrimage from Southwark to a cathedral city in Kent. It’s entertaining, but once you’ve grasped the theme it’s fairly straightforward, especially if, like me, you had to study the work for O-level English.
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DT 26441

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26441

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle, from Jay?, had a few slightly tricky clues but turned out to be solvable in about average time.

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