August 13, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1447

Toughie No 1447 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

Most of it went into without difficulty but the last few needed more effort. This was partly due to self-inflicted problems such as consistently reading ‘galley’ in 16 across as ‘gallery’.… Continue reading

ST 2807

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2807

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 2nd August 2015

I’m standing in for Gnomey who is “doing his bit for the Greek economy”, although possibly not getting quite as much sun as he hoped – he was having to shelter his beer from the rain in the last post I saw.  I’ve probably got the better deal with the chance to enjoy this  Sunday puzzle all over again.

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DT 27879

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27879

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Ottawa where we have been enjoying, for the most part, some glorious summer weather with more promised for the immediate future. I hope others are faring as well.… Continue reading