April 27, 2010 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 343

Toughie No 343 by Warbler

Sic Transit Gloria Mundi Tuesday!

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

Today’s enjoyable romp with Warbler was not over-taxing, but did include what were, for me, a couple of new words.

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DT 26225

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26225

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

We have another very entertaining Ray T puzzle today. Apart from the very strange coincidence of 20a (which is obviously not down to the setter, and which I’m sure we’ll hear more of) there are a number of really entertaining clues. For those who can never get started on Ray’s puzzles (Good morning, Barrie) could I suggest that some easier clues to get into the puzzle are 10a, 15a, 24a and 4d.
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