July 14, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1429

Toughie No 1429 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

A nice and gentle offering from Warbler today, no harder than the back-pager, to start our Toughie week, although I was misled by 7d which had me concerned about my lack of Latin education – however, turns out it was my musical education that was to blame.… Continue reading

DT 27853

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27853

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

It’s the turn of the more interesting (to my mind) Tuesday setter this week. I would have given this three stars for difficulty but I spent some time, without success, trying to make 10a into something more than a cryptic definition.… Continue reading