May 28, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 986

Toughie No 986 by Kcit

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

The usual gentle start to the Toughie week, which took me almost exactly the same time as the back-page puzzle.

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DT 27189

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27189

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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

Bonjour from Lac de Panthier in Burgundy. We’ve been here since last Thursday, and apart from the nice day which Libellule commented on yesterday the weather has been pretty vile – cold and wet.

I found this crossword to be right on the border between ** and *** for difficulty, despite a couple of clues where being in France brought the answer to mind swiftly.

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