September 18, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1051

Toughie No 1051 by MynoT

Bring Back the Alphabet?

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

In the past I (as well as other bloggers) may have given the impression that I was fed up with MynoT’s ‘alphabetical’ series and wished that he would move on to something else. Now that he has moved on I sort of wish that he hadn’t, because what we have now is decent enough as a puzzle but it’s not really a Toughie and there is a lack of sparkle. Of course there may be a Nina or theme there but if there is it’s passed me by.
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DT 27286

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27286

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Hola from the Vega Baja.  I must have been in just the right mood this morning as this was my quickest solve for quite a while.  It was very enjoyable while it lasted but Sir Bradley would have been nowhere near the 10 mile mark!

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