April 12, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 961 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 961 by Firefly

An eXercise in eXtrapolation

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

In my opinion, most of Firefly’s recent puzzles have not been up to the high standard he set in his early Toughies. This one is back to his best, and well worthy of the Friday slot.

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DT 27145 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27145

A full review by crypticsue

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

Cephas is definitely making us work harder to have a chance of winning that elusive Telegraph fountain pen.     My favourite clue was 11d – what was yours?

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