June 12, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1204 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1204 by MynoT

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I filled the grid in without much difficulty but there were four answers whose wordplay had eluded me. I have since sorted these out with varying degrees of success (from total success to total failure)

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DT 27514 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27514

Hints and tips by archy and mehitabel

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Good morning everyone. It’s another lovely sunny morning on the Vega Baja and apparently it’s the same in Oxford.

This isn’t one of RayT’s more difficult puzzles but it’s an enjoyable one all the same. It’s fortunate that mehitabel was on the downs today because she’s always said she has trouble spotting hidden word clues and there are no less than four of them in the acrosses!
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ST 2746 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2746

A full review by gnomethang

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 1st June 2014

Morning All!. I thought that this was a quite difficult solve although everything is perfectly solvable (and enjoyable when completed). I think my main problem was that the head scratchers coincided and did not yield so many checking letters.

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