May 10, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Miss Word 2013 ~ Posted on

Prize Competition – Miss Word 2013

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Choose any word you like.  Pretend that you are the word and tell us all about yourself fairly concisely.  You do not need to be accurate, but may wish to mention your origins, your greatest achievements, personality, vital statistics, and how you would contribute to word peace.

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DT 27174 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27174

Your Starter for Ten

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

Giovanni has forsaken (most of) his usual classical and religious references to give us a flavour of (comparatively modern) popular music. I enjoyed it – how about you?

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DT 27169 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27169

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

A lovely straightforward inside backpager  – just right for a busy Saturday   Lots to smile at  –  I assume the setter was Cephas as there are a number of his inventively-indicated anagrams throughout.

 

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