April 4, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1165

Toughie No 1165 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Tilsit

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BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment ****

Greetings from the Calder Valley. Managed to tackle today’s blog in between daily trips back to my second home at Calderdale Infirmary. I was very pleased to tackle one of my favourite setters and Notabilis did not disappoint today with an enjoyable puzzle that just nicely stretched my mental muscles.

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DT 27455

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27455

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **/***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on another damp, grey morning.

A couple of tricky constructions from Giovanni this morning, which took me almost into *** territory.

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DT 27450

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27450

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

This puzzle was published on  Saturday, 29th March 2014

Morning All!. I really enjoyed this offering from (I suspect) Cephas. It was a bit more tricky than average according to my solving time and all the better for it in my opinion.

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