September 7, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 838 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 838 by Notabilis

Poetic Licence?

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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

Today’s blog was supposed to be a joint Fred/Ginger production but sadly he is currently stuck in his ‘second home’ without access to the web.     Notabilis quite often provides us with a tricky Toughie, but I found today’s puzzle on the ‘fluffy’ side of hobnailed,  very enjoyable with some splendid d’oh moments.    As far as I can see, there isn’t the usual Notabilis Nina, but I am sure someone will let me know if I am wrong.

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DT 26965 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26965

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

This is a very enjoyable puzzle. If Tuesday’s puzzle had me scratching around for picture opportunities then today’s more than makes up for it – I’m spoilt for choice.
Let us know how you got on and how you liked it.

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DT 26960 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26960

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

Some clues required a little more perservation than usual for a Saturday morning and only one ‘favourite’ which had more to do with its relevance to my private life than to this crossword from one of our Saturday Mysterons.

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