January 15, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1119

Toughie No 1119 by Giovanni

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This is a fairly gentle Toughie. I was held up a bit by the wordplay in 1d and I had to google the ‘Sir Patrick’ in 26a but, those apart, it was pretty much plain sailing. It does have some inventive anagram indicators.

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DT 27387

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27387

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

I found this slightly more difficult than the usual Wednesday puzzle, therefore will give it just a little less than 2* for difficulty, and 3* for enjoyment. Thanks Jay.

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