September 25, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1264 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1264 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

A slow start but once I’d got started the answers went in very quickly until I was left with the final few. The double unchecked letters were a factor in the final slow-down.

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DT 27604 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27604

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from the Vega Baja where the heatwave is over and the weather has finally turned autumnal.  I was going to give this puzzle only 3* for enjoyment but it grew on me while writing the review.

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ST 2761 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2761

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 14th September 2014

I do like Sunday mornings – a little lie-in and then the best crossword of the week to solve, and then (because I am a girl and we always get our homework done early!) to enjoy all over again in the afternoon if it is my turn to draft the review.   A lovely mix of clues  – all the Virgilius trade mark clues were there – and my favourite has to be 24d.

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