January 4, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 905

Toughie No 905 by Osmosis

I’d rather go to the Dentist!

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BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment **

Probably the hardest puzzle of the week, but, for me, lacking in the entertainment department.

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DT 27066

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27066

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

No themes today, just a straightforward puzzle from our usual Friday setter. Let us know how you got on.

If you need to reveal an answer just highlight the gap between the brackets under the troublesome clue.
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DT 27061

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27061

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

Morning All! This is the review of last Saturday’s Prize Puzzle. I really found this too straightforward to be a real challenge and reviewing found an awful lot of charades and anagrams of a very similar form. A couple of nice cryptic definitions though.

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DT 27056

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27056

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

Cast your minds back to last year and the time just before the Christmas Festivities started and you might just remember that  the  Weekend Mysteron provided us with this  very average and straightforward  puzzle on the Saturday before Christmas.   Perhaps he thought we needed extra time to fight our way round the supermarkets and wouldn’t have much time to ponder over crossword clues.   

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