November 12, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1499

Toughie No 1499 by Dada

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

There was nothing that caused any problems here. A couple of old chestnuts got me off to a quick start.

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DT 27957

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27957

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. Today we have a not too tricky Ray T crossword so to those of you who struggle a bit with his puzzles I’d say keep calm and carry on – you can do this one.… Continue reading

ST 2820

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2820

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 1st November 2015

Given the amount of time that elapses between Sunday puzzle publication and closing date,  I always try to draft the review on solving day  so that I don’t forget what I thought of the crossword.   For some reason, I didn’t add a prologue this time and can’t remember (a) why not and (b) exactly what I thought.   Judging by my star ratings scribbled on my solved grid,  I would say that it didn’t take me long (so 1*) and was typical for a Sunday puzzle (hence the 3*)

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