Toughie 1220

Toughie No 1220 by Petitjean

Normal Thursday Service is Resumed

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Most of this puzzle was straightforward but I slowed down a little towards the end and had difficulty in working out some of the wordplay. It just about got into the 3* difficulty zone. I think the last couple of Thursdays have spoilt me for today there were too many easy clues for my liking and I was 14 across by the puzzle

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DT 27538

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27538

Hints and tips by archy and mehitabel

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

Good morning everyone.  Bright and sunny but also breezy and slightly chilly in Oxford – no basking alley cats today – but normal service continues on the Vega Baja.  Although Her Majesty appears to have done a runner we’re pretty sure this is a RayT production as his other trademarks are there – no clue more than eight words and a bit of innuendo.  We thought it a bit tricky in places but very enjoyable so we’ll be interested to hear your opinions.

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ST 2750

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2750

A full review by gnomethang

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 29th June 2014

A fine puzzle today with some excellent consistent surface readings.

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