December 6, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 889 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 889 by Dada

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

I was late starting today having had to make time to go for a flu jab so I was glad that the puzzle was not too taxing and didn’t cause much head-scratching. Nevertheless it was very pleasant and there are some nice concise clues (and I haven’t had many of those recently).

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ST 2667 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2667

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All!. Given that I haven’t known what day of the week it is in the last couple of weeks it was inevitable at some time that I would partially solve a puzzle online then complete on paper  which then got thrown away. The good news is that I got to re-solve 70% of this puzzle yesterday lunchtime!. This really grew on me the second time round (time for appreciation?) without being overly difficult.

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DT 27042 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27042

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Greetings from frigid Ottawa. Actually the temperature seems to be on a roller coaster lately – one day its close to 20°C and the next its subzero.

After two weeks of Ray T (as I can see from a quick scan of the files), I would say that today’s puzzle is definitely not a RayT.

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