February 13, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1344

Toughie No 1344 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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

How nice it is to have a proper Toughie. Progress was slow but steady, then writing this review gave me a second chance to savour the puzzle again.… Continue reading

DT 27724

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27724

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on Friday the 13th. Triskaidekaphobes beware!

Last week I said that I found Giovanni’s crossword straightforward and well within ** time, only to find the vast majority of contributors saying it was a lot harder than that.… Continue reading