February 23, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 725

Toughie No 725 by Shamus

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

I thought this was more back-page standard than Toughie standard. I’d never heard of 14 down but it was easy enough to work out from the wordplay and it took me a bit of thought to unravel the wordplay at 17 down. Otherwise I had no problems whatsoever.

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DT 26796

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26796

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

I thought that today’s Ray T puzzle was a little harder than usual – or maybe I was distracted as we are having the loft insulated (for free!).

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