July 7, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1425

Toughie No 1425 by Shamus

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment **

I’m covering for Toro today – as we move into the summer period there may be more of this sort of thing happening. Today’s puzzle by Shamus left me with a few to parse after completing the grid, and I had to phone a friend for one clue before everything fell into place, nudging this into 4* difficulty for me.… Continue reading

DT 27847

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27847

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

I thought that this was pretty straightforward but there may be a couple of problems lurking if you don’t know your England cricket captains or have never read Morte D’Arthur.… Continue reading