October 3, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1269 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1269 by Elkamere

Mine’s a Gin and Tonic!

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In Toughie terms there is nothing too difficult here – I even managed to derive the French poem from the anagram fodder and most, but not all, of the checking letters.

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DT 27611 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27611

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on another sunny autumn morning.

A nice pangram from Giovanni today – and if I’d realised sooner that I was looking for a pangram, I wouldn’t have taken so long to get 7d, my last one in.

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DT 27606 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27606

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday, 27th September 2014

Congratulations to the Saturday Mysteron who, if my reading of the Nina – complete a century revealed in the outside ‘down’ rows is correct, has completed a century of crosswords for the Daily Telegraph. A not-too-difficult Saturday puzzle, especially if you are a fan of anagrams, of which I counted seven.

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