Daily Archives: March 9, 2012

Toughie 734

Toughie No 734 by Firefly

Confused? You Probably Will Be……

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Greetings from the Calder Valley and it’s time for a Friday Firefly.

I found the puzzle to be of the usual standard from our setter with some good whimsical clues, and a theme (9 across) to some of the answers, although its use did feel a bit odd at times.… Read More

ST 2629

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2629

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

The usual excellent start to Sunday with 14a being the clue of the day for its lovely surface reading.  Thanks once again to Virgilius for brightening up a very rainy, grumpy, Sunday morning.… Read More

DT 26809

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26809

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

I was in a bit of a rush this morning so it may just be me, but I thought that this was trickier than the standard Friday Giovanni.… Read More

DT 26804

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26804

A full review by Digby

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

Having been a regular solver – and submitter – of Saturday’s Prize Crossword for many moons (still no pen!) this is my first attempt at reviewing one. My impression is that they have become slightly more difficult over the past 2 years or so, and are now at about the level (3*) that they should be.… Read More