Daily Archives: March 1, 2012

Toughie 729

Toughie No 729 by Kcit

Hints and tips by Bufo (with a bit of help)

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

How do I rate the difficulty for a puzzle like this where everything is plain sailing apart from one clue? I made OK progress until I was left with 25 down. Although it seemed likely that the answer was what it is, I couldn’t justify it and I needed to have it explained to me.

DT 26802

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26802

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

If you don’t think this puzzle is from Petitjean, go away and do the Quick crossword and then come back! For me this was a pedestrian puzzle which lacked any sparkle. I’m sure others will have a different opinion.