June 19, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 791

Toughie No 791 by Petitjean

Femmes Fatales and Vamps

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This competent but uninspiring puzzle starts off the Toughie week. No favourites – I found it a bit of a steady slog.

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DT 26896

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26896

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This would have had two stars for difficulty if I hadn’t made a right pig’s ear of 9a and written in BAG for the second word (well, it does work fairly well – that’s my excuse) causing me major difficulty with 3d. Apart from that I didn’t think that there were any great problems – how did you get on?
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