December 7, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 890 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 890 by Micawber

In the firing line

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

Tilsit is taking a prolonged sabbatical in order to concentrate on his Open University studies. When he sees the excellent puzzle he has surrendered, he might be wishing he had changed his mind. I’ll be taking over the Friday slot, but if anyone fancies trying their hand at reviewing I’d be delighted to hear from them!

Micawber’s puzzles are always a joy to solve and to review, and this one ranks up there with the very best.

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DT 27043 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27043

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Giovanni has given us a fairly gentle (by his standards) puzzle today with all the clues having very clear wordplay. Tell us how you fared.
To reveal an answer just highlight the gap between the curly brackets under the clue that’s giving you problems.

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DT 27038 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27038

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All!. I am pretty sure that this is a Cephas production. Whilst reviewing it I noticed an incredible amount of charade or word-sum clues. The reviewing was a bit monotonous but I do recall enjoying things a bit more on the day and recalled it being quite a fast solve.

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