July 31, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1232

Toughie No 1232 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This is the first Osmosis puzzle that I’ve had to blog in a long time and I enjoyed it. I made steady progress with only the SW corner causing a temporary halt.

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ST 2753

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2753

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 20th July 2014

Trickier than the previous few Sundays but the usual  real treat of a solve.

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DT 27556

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27556

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Greetings from a wet and very cool Ottawa. We were having quite a pleasant summer up until a week or two ago, but lately the lovely weather seems to have decided to go elsewhere.

Today’s workout did not work up much of a sweat, but I did find it quite enjoyable while it lasted. It would appear be Mr. Ron in the setter’s seat today as the puzzle bears none of the telltale marks of RayT.
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