October 23, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1280 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1280 by MynoT

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

After a three-week break I was looking forward to resuming work at the Toughie gridface but it was not to be. This was yet another puzzle that totally failed to live up to its Toughie billing and I was able to complete it without breaking sweat. Even the blogging phase was easier than usual with only 26 answers to explain. I haven’t spotted a MynoT theme. Is there one? [Perhaps you didn’t have TIME to look for one! BD]

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DT 27628 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27628

Hints and tips by Kath

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

Three weeks ago I remember saying that by today I would have learnt how to put pictures in – somehow that hasn’t quite happened so apologies if there aren’t any and thanks to BD if there are.  Moving on to the crossword as quickly as possible, I found this pretty tricky – I enjoyed it too – I’m more than happy for anyone to disagree with me.

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ST 2765 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2765

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 12th October 2014

Another great  Sunday crossword  – solving it took me slightly longer than usual, hence the 3* difficulty rating.

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