May 29, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 987

Toughie No 987 by Elkamere

La Dolce Vita

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

As Elkamere puzzles go I thought that this one was on the gentle side, though ‘gentle’ from Elkamere is still reasonably difficult compared to some other Toughie setters. Do let us know what you thought.

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DT 27190

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27190

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Another enjoyable crossword from Jay.  A couple at the end took slightly longer, so I’d rate this a 1.5-2* for difficulty, and 3* for enjoyment.  Thanks to Jay.

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