November 6, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1288 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1288 by Beam

What’s the world coming to?

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

An anagram in a Beam Toughie! I never thought I’d live to see the day. This was a tricky puzzle with a mixture of straightforward clues and some that were definitely not straightforward. Some of the wordplay needed teasing out. I enjoyed the challenge and won’t be complaining about lack of toughness this week.
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DT27640 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27640

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hola from the Vega Baja on another beautiful autumn morning which makes a nice change from the 24 hours of torrential rain we had on Tuesday.

I found this puzzle quite enjoyable even though some of the surfaces are a bit iffy.  It took a while for the penny to drop on 4d but otherwise there’s nothing much to frighten the horses.

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ST 2767 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2767

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 26th October 2014

Morning All! This was a pretty fast solve and certainly up to the usual standards in enjoyment and smoothness.

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