November 29, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 885

Toughie No 885 by Myops

Dedicated follower of fashion

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

Bufo is taking a day off, leaving me to review this superb puzzle from Myops, one of my favourite setters. Some easier clues are intermingled with the more complex constructions, giving a way into the puzzle.

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DT 27036

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27036

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Hola from the Vega Baja. Definitely another RayT this week.  We have the Queen, Beam and plenty of innuendo! Most of this I found fairly straightforward, took me top end of 2* time, but there are a few head-scratchers so I’ve given it 3* for difficulty. Very enjoyable with a nice mix of clue types and six anagrams to get you going.
It will be interesting to hear what those who aren’t keen on RayT have to say!

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ST 2666

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2666

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All!. Once again this week I found this the best back page puzzle with the usual finely crafted clues. The difficulty was toned down a tad which allowed me to sit back and savour the clues.

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