January 31, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 711

Toughie No 711 by Busman

The wheels on the bus go round and round

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

Busman returns to the Toughie fold after a nine-month absence with an excellent puzzle. I have complained in the past about some of his puzzles being too easy, but this one hits the right level for a Tuesday puzzle.

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DT 26776

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26776

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Last Tuesday’s puzzle inspired a volley of complaints about its difficulty but I’m pretty sure that we won’t have the same reaction today. This one is a bit of a pussycat but it’s ideal for those trying to get to grips with what cryptic crosswords are all about. Let us know how you got on.
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