January 2, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1112 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1112 by Excalibur

A Grumpy New Year to One and All

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BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment *

I lost interest in this puzzle half-way through and would have given up on it had I not had a blog to write. It took me far to long to do and I didn’t enjoy it at all. I must be turning into a grumpy old man.

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DT 27367 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27367

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

To assist the easily confused, I will start by explaining that this crossword appeared on Saturday 21 December (the day of the big Centenary Celebration) but the extended Christmas closing date means that I can only post the review today.

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ST 2723 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2723

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All!. We have a fun festive puzzle from Virgilius from the 22nd December (as close as he gets to Christmas Day). There appears to be one uncharacteristic error at 18 Down but given the amount of time it took most people (myself included) to spot it didn’t really spoil the enjoyment. Festive clues are highlighted in BLUE

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