Daily Archives: March 13, 2012

Toughie 735

Toughie No 735 by Petitjean

The Only Way Is Essex

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I thought this puzzle lacked the sparkle of some of Petitjean’s earlier Toughies.

DT 26812

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26812

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

This puzzle is a bit like Baby Bear’s bed, not too hard but not excessively soft. There are a couple of clues (21d for example) where the answer is fairly obvious but you have to think about the wordplay. Let us know how you got on.