April 28, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1385

Toughie No 1385 by Samuel

Hints and tips by Toro

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BD Rating - Difficulty **** - Enjoyment ****

A warm welcome from all of us to Samuel on his first Telegraph Toughie appearance. I thought this was a decent if typically gentle Tuesday offering until I realised I had printed out and solved the back-pager by mistake! The real thing was much more in the Toughie vein and full of strong clues that I really enjoyed.

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DT 27787

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27787

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This shouldn’t be too strenuous or stressful – do let us know what you made of it and how you got on. If you’re a long-term, or even short-term, lurker and haven’t yet plucked up the courage to introduce yourself, today would be an excellent day to take the bull by the horns and make a comment – on the whole we’re a pretty friendly lot and we won’t bite.… Continue reading