Daily Archives: June 16, 2011

Sloggers and Betters (Midlands) 2

Sloggers and Betters (Midlands) 2

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What? The 2nd “Sloggers and Betters (Midlands)” gathering for crossword setters and blog contributors and readers will take place in Birmingham. This meeting has been arranged by Anax.

Toughie 581

Toughie No 581 by Excalibur

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

Although I had no problem solving this one or understanding how the clues worked, I felt there were quite a number of weak clues that detracted from the enjoyment.

DT 26580

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26580

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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

Two difficulty ratings today. The first is for those, like me, who sail through Ray T’s puzzles and the second is for those that struggle. Either way, the enjoyment level is the same.