January 11, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 909

Toughie No 909 by Elkamere

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This pleasant, but not too difficult, puzzle from Elkamere ends a week of pretty easy Toughies. My only problem was a blind spot in resolving the wordplay for 4 across.

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DT 27067

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27067

A full review by gnomethang

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

Morning All!. I was enjoying the solve of this puzzle until I hit 8d which is an awful word. To be fair to the setter the checking letters were not promising and probably would have required a rewrite of other clues to avoid.

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