November 9, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 874

Toughie No 874 by Elkamere

Thank God it’s Friday!

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

Tilsit has taken delivery of a new computer today, and he is still trying to find out how it works!

Certainly not the lite version to which we have become accustomed, this is a superb puzzle full of Homer Simpson moments, and well worthy of the highly-prized Friday slot.

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DT 27019

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27019

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

After yesterday’s debate about the identity of the setter we can be pretty certain that this is by Giovanni. Normally I’d complain about the number of anagrams but some of them are so good, especially the wonderful 18a which must be a strong candidate for clue of the month, that I thoroughly enjoyed it. Let us know what you thought.
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DT 27014

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27014

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment **

Morning All! – Not my favourite Saturday puzzle of recent times as I felt it didn’t really sparkle for me. There was nothing too tricky about it and many clues went in without too much thought.

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