April 2013 – Page 7 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 27142

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27142

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

An enjoyable puzzle from Jay.  Quite straightforward, with some nice surfaces.  A 1.5-2* difficulty/3* enjoyment for me.  Thanks to Jay.

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DT 27141

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27141

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs where it’s bright an sunny, but still cold, with a persistent east wind.  I’ve nearly finished tiling the kitchen, and am on grandfather duties this week, with small grand-daughter staying with us.

I found this mostly straightforward, but was held up on the last 4 clues, pushing the puzzle into *** territory for me.

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DT 27140

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27140

Hints and tips by Libellule

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

Welcome to Poisson d’avril this morning. This is a fairly straight forward crossword, on a par, I think with last weeks.

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