September 12, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1048

Toughie No 1048 by Elkamere

It’s good to be back!

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

I was undecided whether to make my comeback this week but then I discovered it was an Elkamere puzzle and that settled it. I’m glad I returned because it was a thoroughly enjoyable puzzle on which I made steady progress without ever feeling that I was totally on top of it

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DT 27281

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27281

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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I was hoping to get a Ray T puzzle today, but this one turned up instead. Like last Thursday, it was a case of read a clue and write in the answer. I wonder how many hints will be needed today!

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ST 2707

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2707

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All!. More excellent Sunday fare from my favourite setter. A big thanks must go to crypticsue for covering my blog last Thursday. Whilst not difficult, this puzzle has everything that an aspiring solver needs to progress.

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