October 7, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1478

Toughie No 1478 by Kcit

Who’s Queen?

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This was not too tricky and quite pleasant (though with lots of adding or subtracting single letters). What earned it the third enjoyment star for me was 16d.

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DT 27926

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27926

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

A beautiful fine Spring day. Clear blue skies and just the faintest suggestion of a breeze to stir the blossoms on the trees. We could do with a lot of this but, like most parts of the world, Spring is one of our most variable seasons so we have to make the most of the good days.
By contrast Jay seems to be never varying in bringing us top quality puzzles each Wednesday.

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