May 2015 – Page 7 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Rookie Corner 056

A Puzzle by Fidelibus

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ST 2794 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2794 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a number of the more difficult clues and provide hints for them.

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DT 27791 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27791 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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Prize Puzzle – 036

Monthly Prize Puzzle (May 2015)

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle?

The winner will receive their choice of any of the Telegraph Crossword Books published by Hamlyn.

Please note that, due to punitive postal charges, while the competition is open to all, the prize is only available to UK solvers.

 A review will follow after the closing date (16th May 2015).

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Toughie 1388

Toughie No 1388 by Notabilis

The Road to Wigan Pier

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

Some Friday Toughies are better than others, and this is certainly one of the better ones.

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DT 27790

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27790

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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

Good May Day morning from South Staffs, with bright sunshine but a chilly breeze.

I took a little while to get started on today’s Giovanni, but things gradually fell into place and I picked up speed, resulting in a *** difficulty marking to begin with.… Continue reading

DT 27785

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27785

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 25th April 2015

Morning All! THis was slightly trickier than the week before with a few clues that needed unravelling. Overall quite a good puzzle IMHO!.

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