May 30, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 27503 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27503

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Bonjour from Camping La Garenne at St Laurent du Pape in the Ardèche. I’m sitting outside typing this on a beautiful sunny morning. The site WiFi is a bit slow, so no illustrations today.

It may just be that I’m on holiday and out of practice, but I found today’s Giovanni quite tricky, with some unusual spellings thrown in, plus a grid that meant that each corner was quite isolated. Definitely *** difficulty.

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DT 27498 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27498

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday, 24th May 2014

Morning All!. I solved this after a good day at Wentworth watching the golf. There were some lovely clues here but too many charades, I felt. The lack of variation was apparent when blogging in order.

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