August 3, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 608

Toughie No 608 by Petitjean

All Our Yesterdays

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

Undeterred by the quartet of double unches I enjoyed this puzzle with its mini-theme of singers from the 1950s and 1960s. There are quite a few easy ones to give you a good start on solving the trickier clues.
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DT 26621

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26621

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello from the Vega Baja on another beautiful morning!

Crosswords are always easier when solved in the morning over a cup of tea and piece of toast but this one must be a strong candidate for being the gentlest Wednesday puzzle since I started blogging, solved in less than half the time of last week’s! As is usual with a Jay puzzle there are 2 or 3 tricky clues to keep us on our toes and it’s not overloaded with anagrams, although there are enough to keep the anagram fans happy I think. Continue reading “DT 26621”