Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

Toughie 730

Toughie No 730 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Tilsit

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

Greetings from the Calder Valley and it’s time for some mental torture from Notabilis, and this was a ferocious battle. Like most superlative puzzles, this draws you in with a few ‘easier’ clues and then when you are engrossed, the ‘nasties’ leap you and nab you.… Read More

ST 2628

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2628

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

A particularly benevolent Virgilius this week –  I edged into 3* difficulty time while justifying my answer for 24d   – but with the usual enjoyment factor.   My top favourites were `11a and 15a.Read More

DT 26803

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26803

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

There is a fair sprinkling of pretty easy clues in this one to provide a helping hand for the few which are a bit trickier. Let us know how you got on.
To reveal an answer just highlight the space between the brackets under the clue.… Read More

DT 26798

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26798

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I was a little befuddled on Saturday morning (due to Friday night) so made heavy weather of this. On reflection it was not too tricky and I appreciated a lot more of the clues in this typical Cephas puzzle whilst reviewing than I did on the day.… Read More