December 2012 – Page 7 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 27040

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27040

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Today I am delighted to welcome a new member to the blogging team.  Deep Threat is taking over the Tuesday slot, giving Gazza a well-earned morning off.  Some of you may have met him before – he was a brief visitor at Liverpool Street last year and attended the recent S&B meeting in Derby.   BD

Good morning from South Staffordshire, where the sun was shining when I started this post, though the clouds have now rolled in again. My thanks to Gazza and Big Dave for giving me the opportunity to join the blogging team.

I found this a straightforward solve, with no clues that particularly stood out. And I couldn’t find an excuse for one of Gazza’s trademark leggy lovelies.

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DT 27039

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27039

Hints and tips by Libellule

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

It is cold and damp south of the Loire today, which may explain why I found this crossword by Rufus a bit trickier than normal. Please feel free to leave a comment.

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ST 2668 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2668 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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There’s a new Monthly Prize Puzzle, set by Gazza, available .

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the more difficult clues and provide hints for them.

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DT 27038 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27038 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Crossword Club

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There’s a new Monthly Prize Puzzle out today.  Why not have a go?

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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Prize Puzzle – December 2012

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 7 (December 2012) by Gazza

In association with Hamlyn Books,
the publishers of Telegraph Crossword Books

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Why not have a go at our seventh Monthly Prize Puzzle?  The winner will receive their choice of any two of The Telegraph All New Cryptic Crosswords Books or The Telegraph All New Toughie Crossword Books published by Hamlyn.  Please note that, due to punitive postal charges,  while the competition is open to all, the prize is only available to UK solvers.

A review will follow after the closing date (15th December 2012).

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