October 1, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1267 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1267 by Osmosis

Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts

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This is the kind of Toughie I like – no very obscure words with the ‘toughness’ being in the wordplay and the clever camouflaging of many of the definitions. Thanks to Osmosis.
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DT 27609 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27609

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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The calendar tells us that spring has arrived, we put our clocks forward last weekend and there are proud mother ducks with flotillas of ducklings on the ponds we walk past, but the hills to the west of us have become mountains again with a fresh coating of snow. We have been doing our homework and practicing adding pictures. Hope they work!

Another nice offering from Jay.

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