August 4, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1441

Toughie No 1441 by Shamus

 There’s just no escaping the day job…

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

Toro is having family fun and Dutch is doing his bit to “help the Greek economy”, and this gives me the chance to review this Tuesday-level Toughie, the majority of which didn’t take me long to solve, with the last two holding out long enough to add an extra half a star to my difficulty rating.… Continue reading

DT 27871

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27871

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Today’s Mr Ron is the one who usually incorporates a few ‘North Americanisms’ in his puzzles. This one isn’t too tricky and, for me, it doesn’t have a lot of sparkle.… Continue reading