September 6, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 837 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 837 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

For some reason I lost interest half-way through this puzzle. I persevered and had little difficulty in finishing it but some of the wordplay took a bit of working out. Maybe I’m having an off day.

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ST 2654 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2654

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This one really grew on me as I reviewed it. Some great simple cluing with very smooth surface readings.

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DT 26964 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26964

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

Hola from the Vega Baja. Got the right day again this week so things is looking up!
Well, I’ve no idea how long this would have taken me under normal circumstances. I solved it while watching the film “Memphis Belle” (for about the third or fourth time) on the telly so I’ve based the difficulty rating on how easy it was to write the hints. Please feel free to disagree, as you usually do! The film was a lot better than the puzzle and most of the pennies dropped during the commercials!
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