May 8, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1184 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1184 by Beam

A puzzle of two halves

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

This was definitely a puzzle of two halves for me. The left-hand side went in fairly quickly (no more than 2* difficulty) but I made very heavy weather of the right-hand side (about 5* difficulty). Even when I’d finally filled in the grid it took a long time to unravel the last 3 or 4 bits of wordplay

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ST 2741 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2741

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This puzzle was published on  Sunday, 27th April 2014

I solve what many people (Mr CS for one) might consider far too many cryptic crosswords every week but the one I look forward to the most is the Sunday Telegraph, and doubly so when it is my turn to enjoy it twice over while typing the review.

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