June 25, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1419

Toughie No 1419 by Petitjean

8 across and good? No. Just good

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

I made heavy weather of this. In particular the NW corner took me longer than it should have done. But I enjoyed it and I thought it was a worthwhile Toughie

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DT 27837

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27837

Hints and tips by Kath

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

Hello all from a warm and sunny Oxford. This is, without any doubt, a Ray T crossword. It has all his trademarks – short clues, a mention of the Queen, all single word answers, all single word clues and answers in the Quickie and a fair bit of innuendo thrown in for good measure – he’s definitely wearing his naughty hat today!… Continue reading

ST 2800

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2800

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 14th June 2015

Super Sunday stuff – – The 5* rating reflects the extra  fun that was had solving the wonderful 13d.

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