October 18, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 651

Toughie No 651 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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

I found this Warbler Toughie to be harder than many of her recent offerings. Maybe it was because I am not a great fan of building up answers letter by letter, as was the case in several of the clues.

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DT 26686

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26686

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

We have a not too strenuous workout today from one of our unknown setters. Let us know how you got on in a comment.
The answers are present, but hidden between the curly brackets under the clues. Just highlight the space between the brackets to reveal one.
Congratulations to Tilsit and his team on last night’s excellent performance. Can they go all the way?

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