May 2013 – Page 2 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

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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DT 27188

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27188

Hints and tips by Libellule

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BD Rating – Difficulty * Enjoyment ****

Hmm, the sun is shining, and maybe spring has finally arrived, and I can start to think about putting the tomatoes out. An enjoyable but not overly complicated crossword from the maestro today.

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DT 27187 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27187 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Crossword Club

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Here are the pictures of last Thusday’s S&B Meeting.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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Toughie 985

Toughie No 985 by Osmosis

Putting faces to the names

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

Greetings from the Terpsichoreans (that’s not a recently discovered group of Greek islands!) As you may know, there was a gathering of the great and the good of the crossword world in Wapping yesterday and your dancing duo were there.

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DT 27186

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27186

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

This is the second Giovanni puzzle I’ve blogged this week and I enjoyed this one more that Wednesday’s Toughie. Let us know your take on it.
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