October 12, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 648 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 648 by Osmosis

Just a Couple of Showers

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

This is an enjoyable, moderately difficult puzzle from Osmosis with, as usual from him, lots of clues involving initial letters, final letters, insertions and reversals. It has only two anagrams which may be some sort of record and certainly earns an extra enjoyment star from me.
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DT 26681 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26681

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from the Vega Baja.   The usual Wednesday wizardry from Jay this week. Not too taxing on the whole but a couple of slightly tricky ones to keep us alert!  I did really enjoy this one though and there’s a lot of blue today. It must be the lack of stress from not having to try for ages to get into the website so thanks to BD and Phil for the new service! Just hope it’s not needed for too long.

Like last week the picture opportunities are a bit limited but my Technical Director has been taken back on as a consultant today (at exorbitant rates) and is currently searching for a suitable video clip for 22a so many thanks to her!

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Puzzles for Wednesday 12th of October ~ Posted on

Puzzles for Wednesday 12th of October

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Today’s puzzles, courtesy of Phil McNeill, the Telegraph’s Puzzles Editor.  Today we also have the Sudoku, Kakuro, Codewords and Mind Gym puzzles.

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