October 30, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1492

Toughie No 1492 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Excellent puzzle from Notabilis today with crisp clueing and great surfaces. With X, Y & Z appearing in the first 3 solutions, I thought we were destined for a pangram, but Q is absent – instead, we have a Nina!… Continue reading

DT 27946

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27946

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Good morning from a somewhat damp Sheriff Hutton in North Yorkshire where we’re doing a bit of grandparenting.

Giovanni was in benign mood today, and I rattled through in * time.… Continue reading

DT 27941

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27941

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 24th October 2015

It is a good job I quite enjoyed solving this crossword as I was called in as a last minute Saturday Hint Giver which means that I actually had to look at it three times – once to solve it, once to sort out some hints and finally to prepare this review.

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