October 31, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1285 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1285 by Osmosis

Scraping the barrel

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This otherwise pleasant puzzle was, for me, somewhat spoilt by the inclusion of a second-rate US Politician and, in the wordplay for 17 down, a long-forgotten US actor.

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DT 27635 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27635

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on a mild morning with the sun breaking through th early mist.

A fairly typical Friday puzzle from Giovanni this morning. Understanding the wordplay in 22d, my last one in, almost pushed me into *** time, hence the borderline marking.

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DT 27630 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27630

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 25th October 2014

A typical Saturday Mysteron puzzle, this time with some interesting insertion indicators.

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