Daily Archives: January 11, 2012

Toughie 700

Toughie 700 by Osmosis

All Together Now: Tum-Te-Tum-Te-Tum-Te-Tum

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

Osmosis has produced a great puzzle for us today with a lovely mixture of clues (and it’s a pangram). There are a few easy clues sprinkled round the puzzle to provide footholds for the assault on the trickier ones (where the doh moments are to be found).
Please let us know how you got on and rate the puzzle for enjoyment by clicking on one of the stars below.

ST 2620

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2620

A full review by Crypticsue

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

It seems a long time ago now, but this treat of a themed puzzle was a splendid start to the New Year. This is the first time I have awarded the coveted 5* enjoyment rating to any crossword that I have reviewed but I had so much fun both solving and now reviewing it, that I couldn’t possibly rate it any differently.

DT 26759

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26759

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Maybe it’s just me but I thought this was a fair bit trickier than recent Wednesday puzzles and I found the right hand side a lot harder than the left! Some excellent clues, as usual, but there are a couple that I think don’t quite work. It will be interesting to hear what others think.