May 9, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 27173 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27173

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I thought this was a very straightforward puzzle today, but I’m sure that some of the usual suspects will disagree. The only lesser-known word was clued in such a way that it could be easily derived (I said lesser-known, not obscure!).

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ST 2689 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2689

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

We got an awful lot of lovely Virgilius clues for our money on the last Sunday in April, so many in fact that when I printed off the puzzle, two of the Across clues and one Down clue appeared on a second piece of paper.   My Green Impact persona might complain at the use of an extra sheet of paper, but the crossword addict in me was delighted to have more fun from the Sunday Maestro.

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