December 11, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1308

Toughie No 1308 by MynoT

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

A bog standard puzzle.

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DT 27670

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27670

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***/****Enjoyment ****

Good morning everyone. Oxford seems to have escaped the extreme weather that was forecast. It’s windy but nothing worse than average for a stormy patch in the middle of December. I hope that all of you, particularly those further north and west, are safe and warm.

This is a Ray T crossword and I thought it was quite difficult. I imagine it will be his last one this year so let’s make the most of it, thank him for all the entertainment that he provides and wish him a very happy Christmas.

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ST 2772

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2772

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 30th November 2014

 

I always draft the review on the same day the puzzle is published, not least because then when I type the prologue I can remember what I thought of the crossword.   For some reason, I didn’t do so this time, but obviously found the solving process  fairly easy and enjoyable, judging by the ratings I gave it at the time.

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