May 29, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1404

Toughie No 1404 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Tilsit

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

Greetings from the Calder Valley!

In between revision for my OU exams, this came as a lovely welcome relief. One of my favourite setters and Notabilis hasn’t disappointed today (not that he ever does!).… Continue reading

DT 27814

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27814

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Bonjour from Camping Le Soleil at Argelès-sur-Mer on the Mediterannean coast of France on a beautiful sunny morning.

I haven’t been getting my usual fix of crosswords this week, being away from the paper, and having had less access to the internet than usual.… Continue reading

DT 27809

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27809

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 23rd May 2015

Morning All! Sorry for the short delay. I had a 06:30 start on site yesterday with a 90 mile round trip followed by a grim 190 mile drive to Droitwich from where we hit York tonight then Newcastle tomorrow for some Rugby League. As a result I was falling asleep in the dinner last night. There were some nice tricky clues in this which added to my enjoyment.

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