November 1, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1077

Toughie No 1077 By Elgar

Cracking Crossword Gromit!

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

Greetings from the Locarno Ballroom in Cleethorpes where Ginger and I are tripping the light fantastic with a busload of pensioners and several gigolos named Rex. In between paso doble classes we sat and tackled today’s challenge from the hobnailed booted one.

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DT 27324

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27324

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where November begins damp and drizzly.

The first posting in my new Friday slot took me into *** territory, with Giovanni’s usual habit of throwing in an unusual word or spelling leading to the occasional hold-up.

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DT 27319

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27319

A full review by crypticsue

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

The Saturday Mysteron didn’t seem to cause many problems  on Saturday,  apart from my having to choose which clues to give hints for and making sure I didn’t get sent to the Naughty Corner for giving too much away.

 

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