February 8, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 925

Toughie No 925 by Elgar

Return of the Prince of Darkness!

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

Elgar may have been absent without leave for a while, but he hasn’t been idle. This is a real beast of a puzzle in which it takes ages to work out the reasoning behind the answers. Not for the faint-hearted!

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DT 27091

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27091

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! This was a Cephas production I feel (Please correct me Mr C if I am wrong!) and had some lovely surface readings that made me smile and the usual varied array of anagram indicators. I struggled at the time due to ‘Birthday Weekend Fatigue’ but upon review it was probably ** difficulty for me.

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