August 7, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 819

Toughie No 819 by Kcit

Getting tougher!

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Kcit’s puzzles are typically at the easy end of the Toughie scale, but I found this a little harder than usual.

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DT 26938

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26938

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Hola from the Vega Baja.   Now listen very carefully, I shall say this only once!  Libellule usually does Mondays but filled in for Gazza last Friday and so Gazza returned the favour yesterday. Gazza normally does Tuesdays and I now do Thursdays, and I’ve no idea who’s going to do Wednesdays in future, but I can’t do my Thursday slot this week so I’m filling in for Gazza today. (Simples?)  I think I might be losing the plot here – what day is it anyway?

Now to the crossword! Didn’t really enjoy this one very much and it didn’t get any better as I wrote the review.  Easy enough to solve but not much entertainment value or grins as far as I can see. Be interested to hear your views.

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