Toughie No 90

Toughie No 90 by Elgar

A challenging puzzle with two long phrases

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

Woke up this morning to find that the light dusting of snow that has been around for a few days has been replaced by a full carpet – I have added a new picture  to the Gallery.  As a new feature, started yesterday with “Freight Train”, some hints link to supplementary information!!

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Toughie No 88

Toughie No 88 by Giovanni

A nice easy one to start the week

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BD Rating –  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

A few across clues to get you going – I’ll add some of the down clues later

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Toughie No 87

Toughie No 87 by Warbler

A little easier than yesterday, but well constructed

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Just a few to be going on with:

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Toughie No 86

Toughie No 86 by Osmosis

Moderately difficult today, but very satisfying

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

Some good, some devilish.

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Welcome to Big Dave’s Crossword Blog

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You have reached the world’s biggest and best crossword blog.  If you are looking for help with the Daily and Sunday Telegraph cryptic crosswords, a total of 11 puzzles a week, then you have come to the right place.

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DT 25799

Daily Telegraph Cryptic 25799 – 13 Dec 08

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Interesting looking crossword today with some pleasingly terse clues (some of which I’ve yet to crack.) But for now, here are some pointers…

[NB PART TWO BELOW…]

Across

1 Live among troops in town in South Wales (11)

Here is a question.

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DT 25798

Daily Telegraph Cryptic 25798 – 12 Dec 08

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Today I can hold my head slightly higher than usual, have got through most of the crossword by elevensies.

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