December 20, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 897 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 897 by Shamus

Hints and Tips by Bufo

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

A good afternoon to one and all. I hope that the weather’s better where you are than it is here. It’s definitely a day for hibernating. I often struggle with Shamus puzzles and I did so again today with quite a bit of thought being needed to unravel some of the longer complex clues. There’s only one anagram to be seen and so it isn’t a puzzle for the anagram lovers.

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ST 2669 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2669

A full review by crypticsue

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

A perfect Sunday puzzle – but then what else did we expect from Virgilius?

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DT 27054 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27054

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from the Vega Baja. I may be wrong but I reckon this is a RayT production, I think I’m beginning to spot his style. I found it not too difficult but very enjoyable. Not many anagrams, which is why I liked it, so I guess lots of you will disagree with my ratings!

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