August 14, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1448

Toughie No 1448 by Sparks

Little Egypt

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

Sparks entertains once again, but with a puzzle that, for me, didn’t reach the degree of difficulty usually associated with a Friday Toughie.

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DT 27880

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27880

Hints and tips by Shropshirelad

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

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DT 27875

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27875

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on 8th August 2015

I returned from a super day at the beach, having solved this crossword there in a tiny bit more than my normal ‘straightforward puzzle’ time, whilst having a conversation with one of my nieces as to why she should add Sicily to her list of places to visit one day, and was very surprised to find that the majority of commenters found this particular Saturday puzzle difficult.

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