September 11, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1047

Toughie No 1047 by Messinae

Carry On at Your Convenience

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

Thanks to Messinae for an enjoyable midweek Toughie producing a number of smiles, although a few of the surface readings are not very convincing.
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DT27280

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27280

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hola once more from the Vega Baja.  I guess this is the surprise that BD mentioned last Wednesday, I wonder if Kath got it right. I’ve volunteered to help out while Scchua is away and Bufo is hors de combat so I’ll be around for a bit. After that who knows!

It’s a long time since I blogged a Wednesday puzzle and I see Jay still has the Wizardry! This is mostly straightforward but I found it quite a lot of fun – they don’t have to be hard to be enjoyable.

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