December 17, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1102 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1102 (1109) by Notabilis

Words like piss-up, brewery and organise come to mind!

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This puzzle appeared in today’s newspaper as Toughie 1109 – it was originally scheduled for Friday 27th December. The Kcit puzzle Numbered 1102, which was published on the website, has been withdrawn and replaced by this puzzle by Notabilis. The Kcit puzzle will be reviewed when it is published in the newspaper at a later date. Confused? Join the queue.

Getting a Notabilis puzzle on a Tuesday is a Brucie Bonus for me. Some of the wordplay took a bit of headscratching, especially 28 across, but that didn’t take away from the sheer enjoyment.

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DT 27363 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27363

Hints and tips by Gazza

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This is a very straightforward puzzle which should leave plenty of time for Christmas shopping. As always, a comment from you would be very welcome.
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