April 10, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 758(8) ~ Posted on

Toughie No 758(8) by Osmosis

Well there’s a surprise!!

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Due to a Daily Telegraph Bank Holiday ‘problem’  meaning that the printed version in the paper was the Osomosis due next week, we have the treat of two Toughies in one day.   This one was slightly  tougher than the Warbler but just as entertaining.

[This puzzle was published in the newspaper as Toughie 758 on the day that Toughie 751 should have appeared.  It is available online as GK 7588.  BD]

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Toughie 751 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 751 by Warbler

Goodbye!

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

If you are in Scotland (or lots of other places!) and have been given Toughie 758 by mistake, drop me a line and I’ll send you a pdf of today’s puzzle!

The puzzle published as Toughie 758 is now available online as GK 7588 – available via latest puzzles.

Warbler has given us the usual fairly easy start to the Toughie week. There are two sets of answers which are linked to 14 across and 19 down respectively.

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DT 26836 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26836

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

We have a pretty gentle easing back into the daily grind after the Bank Holiday. I don’t think that this will cause too many problems. Let me know how you got on.
Cryptic Sue has asked me to tell you that she is enjoying a tramp today and cannot give her Toughie Tip in person, but her view is that anyone who thinks that they couldn’t possibly solve a Toughie should definitely have a go at today’s because they’ll never have a better opportunity.

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