August 29, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 26020 – Hints

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26020 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

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

Saturday’s puzzles have improved since the number of names has been reduced – just the one boy today!  Let’s hope that future puzzles are as good or better than this one.

Don’t forget that you can give your assessment of the puzzle. Five stars if you thought it was great, one if you hated it, four, three or two if it was somewhere in between.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them. A full review of this puzzle will be published at 12.00 on Thursday, 3rd September.

After reviewing the Saturday puzzles for over six months, this week Peter Biddlecombe is taking over the review of the Sunday puzzle.  You have already seen that Gazza and Libellule have swapped the Thursday and Friday reviews.  Next week Tilsit and I are swapping the Monday and Wednesday reviews.  In addition Libellule will be doing his first Toughie review on Tuesday.

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