April 22, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1382

Toughie No 1382 by proXimal

“I am not strange. I am just not normal.”

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I thought that this was spot on for the level of difficulty for a Wednesday Toughie and I enjoyed solving it. There may, possibly, be a Nina in the grid – see hint for 6d.… Continue reading

DT 27782

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27782

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

The cold weather that we wrote about last week turned out to be just a warning shot across the bows. The woolly hats and long trousers have been put back in the drawer for the meantime and the wood container for the fire put back in the shed.
A few clues today had us beak scratching. Overall, we found the puzzle pleasantly challenging and amusing.

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