November 6, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1496

Toughie No 1496 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Artful and inventive clueing at its best and definitely worth a go, in case you are hesitating. This took me a little longer than usual and when the grid was full I was left with a few clues where the parsing needed some more thought.… Continue reading

DT 27952

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27952

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a dull and dingy November day.

Not too much to frighten the horses this morning and beautifully clued as usual byGiovanni, so ** for difficulty for me.… Continue reading

DT 27947

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27947

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty * Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 31st October 2015

Morning All! This was a firm one star difficulty and this meant that I found it a bit flat – a few too many chestnuts in it personally.

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