April 11, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1169

Toughie No 1169 by Beam

Hints and tips by Tilsit

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Greetings from the Calder Valley. When I was wondering who I was going to face today, I have to say the last person I would have expected was Ray T but we have a pleasant Friday challenge that won’t stretch the mind like most Friday Toughies. However, it was fun to tackle and full of the hallmarks of a Ray T puzzle, no hyphenated or multiple word answers and the odd risqué clue.

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DT 27461

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27461

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on a brightish Spring morning.

The usual sprinkling of lesser-known words this morning from Giovanni, but nothing from Scripture. Comfortably ** difficulty for me.

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DT 27456

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27456

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on  Saturday, 5th April 2014

A fairly typical Saturday puzzle – were  a couple of the clues  inspired by a visit to the zoo?

 

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