February 4, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1130 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1130 by Excalibur

Tipsy?   Not Us!

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Greetings from the Locarno Ballroom in Carlisle.  Ginger and I are doing the Not Totally Strictly Come Dancing Tour with the lookalikes Ben Goodman, Darcey Mussels, Craig Kenwood Mixer and Bruno Ravioli.   Non-stop dancing and very little champagne makes us very grumpy.  So we decided to sit down and tackle today’s Toughie by Excalibur.  Probably just what we needed, a typical gentle Tuesday workout rather than the Friday beasts we are used to.  Nothing terribly demanding but it passed a pleasant coffee break.

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DT 27404 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27404

Hints and tips by Gazza

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This is a pretty standard puzzle for Tuesdays these days. There’s nothing too difficult or too exciting and it has a fairly high number of anagrams (nine by my reckoning). Do let us know what you thought.
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