January 14, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1326

Toughie No 1326 by Beam

The Die is Cast

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

After a couple of flirtations with a single anagram Beam has given himself a good talking to, pulled himself together and returned to austerity with his latest Toughie. All the usual Beam characteristics are there including a spot of innuendo at 9a.… Continue reading

DT 27698

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27698

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

There seems to be a benevolent anticyclone that has decided to spend a prolonged period sitting over New Zealand. Perfect weather for the thousands of people who are taking their annual summer holiday.

Jay has broken this week’s pattern of more difficult puzzles with this enjoyable offering.

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