March 11, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1358

Toughie No 1358 by Micawber

Simples, my dear Watson

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

The only problem I had with this excellent puzzle from Micawber was that the enjoyment was all over too quickly. Luckily for me I was able to enjoy it a second time during the blogging process.… Continue reading

DT 27746

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27746

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

The weather now has the suggestion of change about it. We are still having mainly warm sunny days, but we are getting some rain at times now and the mornings have the feeling of “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”.
We had a load of firewood arrive this morning, ready for cosy winter evenings in front of the fire coming up. Looking forward to our Wednesday homework arriving at 11am instead of 1pm when the clocks get rescheduled in a few weeks.
Another fine offering from our consistent quality setter, Jay. Took us a while to get into the top few, but it flowed smoothly after that.

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