September 19, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1261 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1261 by Firefly

In a bit of a State?

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Continuing a run of easier-than-usual Friday puzzles is this pleasant puzzle from Firefly. Are we being set up for a big fall next week? The only answer that gave me any trouble in parsing was 11 across, so I’ll make it my favourite.

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DT 27599 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27599

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs in the still United Kingdom on a dull, grey morning.

I fairly rattled through today’s Giovanni, only coming into ** territory because I had one letter wrong in 16d and had to go back to correct it. But then I knew the French word which makes up part of 25a and the vessel in 4d.

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DT 27594 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27594

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 13th September 2014

Morning All! A bit of a curate’s egg for me. A couple of excellent clues and a couple that I did not care for. Also a couple that made me think and laugh.

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