February 12th, 2019


Times Quick Cryptic 1286 by Breadman

Just ticked over 10 minutes - held up by a 13 letter anagram of a boxer I could only dimly recall and my final crossing clues of a US filmmaker I didn’t know and, loi, a Japanese poem which sounded like something else and which was cleverly clued. Having said all that I quite enjoyed this - the clueing must have been tilted towards the QC as it all flowed pretty well. I wonder if this will be a marmite puzzle - I’m interested in hearing of your experiences.

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  • jackkt

Times Cryptic 27272

49 minutes. Another mix of easy answers and occasional words or meanings bordering on the obscure, but on the whole I found it more straightforward than yesterday's offering and I have no complaints. I wonder how others fared?

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