May 2, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1181

Toughie No 1181 by Firefly

Holy Pony!

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Batman found this fairly easy once he had solved 6 down, but he would like to point out, once again, that no true Cockney would use the rhyming word in rhyming slang – it’s boat not boat race for face, syrup not syrup of figs for wig, and so on.

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DT 27479

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27479

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from the Camping Club site at Chipping Norton, where we’re spending a few days in the Cotswolds.

Today’s Giovanni came in just within ** time for me, with 19d the last one in.

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DT 27474

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27474

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on  Saturday, 26th April 2014

Morning All. I found this nicely tricky in places but personally the difficulty was reduced by a number of chestnutty treatments of common crossword lights. There were some other clues I found highly entertaining when the penny dropped

 

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