October 8, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1271 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1271 by Beam

Here’s Another Nice Mess

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I thought that this was on the easyish side for a Beam puzzle and my only hold-ups were in the NW corner. The Queen appears to have gone walkabout but, that apart, all his usual characteristics are on show including a shortage of anagrams and several bits of amusing innuendo.
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DT 27615 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27615

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Yesterday, on our morning walk, we saw the first flock of Bar-tailed Godwits that have returned to our estuary from their breeding ground in Alaska. Incredibly, they make this journey non-stop. We are always pleased to see them safely home again each year.

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An enjoyable puzzle once again from Jay

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