July 14, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 180

Toughie No 180 by Cephas

Having waited ages to logon to CluedUp, this is what I got

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment *

Being in a generous mood today, I have awarded this puzzle one star for enjoyment.

Like a number of you, I have been experiencing an unacceptable level of service (or lack of it) from the CluedUp website.   As I mentioned on Sunday, the Telegraph Puzzles Editor told me “Regarding the “difficulties” you mention, it does come as a surprise. As far as I am aware the Telegraph has not received any complaints about CluedUp of late!”.  If you are having similar problems then contact the Telegraph at telegraphenquiries@telegraph.co.uk or call them on 0800 316 6977.  Should you not do so then the management there will sit in their ivory towers and continue to think that there is nothing wrong with the site.

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DT 25980

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25980

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

This is a fairly gentle challenge, but the surface readings are pretty good and there is one excellent clue. It should not trouble regular solvers for too long, and would be a good exercise for novices.

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