January 18, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 913 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 913 by Notabilis

Quality Always Shines Through

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

Greeting from a snow-bound Worcestershire. The third, and best, of a trio of excellent Toughies, this puzzle really was a pleasure to solve.

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DT 27078 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27078

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from a white North Devon. The lights have been flickering all morning so if this is the last you hear from me today you’ll know that we’ve had one of our fairly regular power cuts! Today’s puzzle is not as easy as last Friday’s but, I thought, still fairly gentle for one of Giovanni’s. Let us know how you got on.

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DT 27073 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27073

A full review by Prolixic

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Whilst Crypticsue recuperates following her recent eye surgery, it falls to me to bring you the review of our Saturday Mysteron’s prize crossword that was published in the Daily Telegraph on 12 January.  I am pleased to report that Crypticsue is well on the mend and will be back in harness to review tomorrow’s prize crossword in a week’s time.

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