February 13, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1136 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1136 by Dada

I didn’t get 1 across!

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I had no problems until I was delayed for a while by two answers in the NE corner. There’s one clue that someone will have to explain to me.

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DT 27412 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27412

Hints and tips by archy and mehitabel

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning everyone, it’s the cockroach and the alley cat again.  Well, mehitabel  enjoyed it so much last week she couldn’t turn down archy’s invitation to have another go!

A pleasant enough puzzle I thought with a couple of clues that are a bit complicated to parse although easy enough to guess the answers.  Perhaps a bit heavy on charades and certainly light on anagrams!

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ST 2729 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2729

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Lovely stuff as usual on a Sunday morning.  My top favourites were 10a and 14a.   If I had one slight quibble, it would be that I did have to type anagram quite a lot in this review.

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