February 15, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 720

Toughie No 720 by Notabilis

Pass the wet towels, Nurse!

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

Another Wednesday and we have another fine Toughie to enjoy, this time from Notabilis. Personally I prefer this style of Toughie, where there are no very obscure words and the “toughness” is in the wordplay. He does take a few imaginative liberties with the anagram indicators.
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DT 26789

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26789

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Hola from the Vega Baja.  Another enjoyable offering from Jay which raised a few smiles and had a few d’oh moments as well. If I’ve counted right there are 4 anagrams and 2 partial anagrams so that should keep some of you happy! Also the usual quota of ‘take the first and/or last letter’ type of clue.
Unfortunately limited opportunities for pictures of scantily clad ladies!
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