November 2, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 870

Toughie No 870 by Myops

Forbidden Fruit

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

Tilsit is away this weekend on a jolly. As many of you know, Myops is one of my favourite Toughie setters, so I looked forward to this puzzle with eager anticipation. And what a joy it turned out to be.

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DT 27013

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27013

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

For me this was the hardest back-page puzzle of the week (as Friday’s is supposed to be). It has some easy clues to get you started and then some which, if you’re like me, you have to think a bit harder about. Thanks to Giovanni for the entertainment.

If you need to see an answer just highlight the gap between the curly brackets under the clue.

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DT 27008

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27008

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment **

A fairly average crossword from the Saturday Mysteron this week.   Nothing to make me smile or grump too much when solving until preparing the review when,  having typed ‘A from the clue’ for the sixth time, I scrolled back up the page and reduced  the enjoyment factor to 2*. Continue reading “DT 27008”