October 15, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1066

Toughie No 1066 by Excalibur

1066 And All That

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Most of the answers here went in fairly easily and it might have been 1* for difficulty if I hadn’t been held up in the NW corner (due to my incorrect assumption that rum in 3d was an anagram indicator and my failure to realise that exorcising in 7a was meant to be one).
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DT 27309

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27309

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from a grey autumnal South Staffs.

I took a little time to get going today, but completed the puzzle just inside ** time.  A couple of clues where general knowledge is needed – easy if you know the answer, not so if you don’t.

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