Daily Archives: February 10, 2012

Toughie 718

Toughie No 718 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Tilsit

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

Greetings from the Calder Valley. Our Friday Fiend is Firefly who has produced an interesting and challenging puzzle that will delight some, and perhaps infuriate others. I found it more enjoyable than some of his recent offerings but I found a couple of clues that could only be solved once I had the answer, which isn’t the point of a crossword, as far as I am aware, in other words a bit too clever for their own good.… Read More

ST 2625

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2625

A full review by Crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

An unusual mix of clues this week from Virgilius – not one single anagram, and,  unless you count 1a (which is sort of hidden) none of the trademark hidden clues either.    This time more straightforward than tricky but as usual excellent  fun.   Favourite clues highlighted in blue.… Read More

DT 26785

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26785

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

We have a really enjoyable puzzle from Giovanni today with some great clues. Let us know how it grabbed you.
If you’re desperate to get an answer just highlight the word hidden behind the spaces between the brackets under the relevant clue.… Read More

DT 26780

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26780

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Morning All! We had an enjoyable puzzle last Saturday which was made more difficult from a hangover caused by my Birthday the previous day!.My solving time put it in the 3 star category but might not be representative.… Read More