November 13, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1500

Toughie No 1500 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Toughie 1500! What a milestone, congratulations and many thanks to all involved. Today’s puzzle has lots of cleverly disguised definitions, fun wordplay and some great surface readings .… Continue reading

DT 27958

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27958

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a wet and blustery morning.

I didn’t find today’s Giovanni too difficult, though the parsing of 7d took a little while, and pushed me into ** time.… Continue reading

DT 27953

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27953

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 7th November 2015

Morning All! I found this a two star puzzle for difficulty. A couple of old chestnuts made it easier for the newcomers and a couple of trickier clues ept my interest up.

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