September 6, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1045 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1045 by Osmosis

Pointing the way

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

Cleo is helping me with today’s typical Osmosis puzzle. A few bits of tricky wordplay, but enjoyable nonetheless.

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DT 27271 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27271

A full review by crypticsue

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

I found this Saturday’s Mysteron puzzle more enjoyable than usual – perhaps it was nostalgia taking me back to the 1950s when I was both a Brownie and a watcher of 9a.    Not content with making grown men cry, I now appear to be causing our Canadian friend to despair about my assessments of difficulty, and so although I took one star time, I have awarded it 2* for difficulty based on an average view  of the comments made on the day.

 

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