July 25, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1229

Toughie No 1229 by proXimal

Vlad still rules, OK!

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

Not yet quite up to the standard set for Friday Toughies by Elgar, but a very pleasant puzzle nonetheless.

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DT 27551

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27551

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a bright, sunny morning with the promise of another hot day.

I found it a little difficult to get started on this puzzle from the Don, perhaps because I always like to start in the NW corner, and that turned out to be the last to yield.

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DT 27546

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27546

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 19th July 2014

A pretty straightforward puzzle with some good surface readings. I enjoyed this one.

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