i Cryptic Crossword 1249 Raich

February 10, 2015

An enjoyable challenge today from Raich. I did notice the plays dotted round the grid, but failed to register the message in the top and bottom rows altogether.

COD? 26d – ‘Composer’s sorrow when female has gone for good (5)’.

Here’s the 2010 blog:



2 Responses to “i Cryptic Crossword 1249 Raich”

  1. dtw42 said

    I spotted the plays AND the perimeter messages but still needed help finishing the NW corner. Hey ho.

  2. Cornick said

    Not that I keep a tab on these things, but 26d (I’m so glad you liked it too JoW ) might end up being my COM. .Clue of the Month. Just perfect!

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