November 5, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1287 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1287 by Micawber

… and Fanny’s Your Aunt

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This is another very enjoyable puzzle by Micawber. I didn’t find it that difficult and my biggest problem was that the Puzzles website adamantly refused to accept my answer to 12a; that’s now been sorted out by a change to the clue – see below.
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DT 27639 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27639

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

In a couple of days we are off for a family gathering at the Wairakei Resort Hotel which is just north of Lake Taupo.  It is in the geothermal region with lots of things to see and do. Should be fun and we are really looking forward to it.

Good fun again from Jay with just one word that we had to discover in the BRB.

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