Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

Toughie 550

Toughie No 550

The Really Good Friday!

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

Greetings from the Calder Valley and thanks to Big Dave for helping me out at short notice last Friday. It’s that time of the month! Elgar’s here to brighten your Good Friday and he’s produced a stunning challenge that contains lots to make you think with a big smile on your face.… Read More

ST 2584

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2584

A full review by Gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Afternoon All! This was another very good Virgilius puzzle. There were no themes that I could see but it was a solid and very enjoyable puzzle.… Read More

DT 26533

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26533

Hints and Tips by Crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Firstly thank you to Gazza for giving up his Friday slot so that I could do an ‘on the day’ review and also for helping this Luddite with the necessary technological wizardry.     I thought this was a typical Giovanni puzzle with a very nice mix of clues, extremely clear anagram indicators and his usual religious references being especially relevant to today.  … Read More

DT 26528

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26528

A full review by Crypticsue

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

This was one of those Saturday Prize Puzzles that left me in a good mood for the rest of the day. It was fun to solve, with some very good clues and great penny-dropping moments. I then had even more fun working out the wordplay out for the review.… Read More