December 15, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 685 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 685 by Micawber

Let’s all play Charades!

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

Last Friday Tilsit gifted me a Notabilis and now Bufo has taken a day off and left me a superb Micawber puzzle to review!

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DT 26736 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26736

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Hola from the Vega Baja where it’s pretty chilly again at this silly time of the morning! No, it’s not Wednesday! Bufo is unavailable today so BD is doing the Toughie and I’m standing in on this one.

I really enjoyed this puzzle but found it a bit of a challenge. I’ve gone for 3* but another couple of minutes and it would have been 4*.  It doesn’t feel like a RayT as there are too many 2 word answers but we must be due one soon so you never know.
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