November 27, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1508

Toughie No 1508 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

This took me double normal toughie time but in retrospect I should have seen a lot of it much earlier – others may get the personalities more quickly than I did, which already gives you the perimeter.… Continue reading

DT 27970

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27970

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Good morning from South Staffs where a bit of sun is breaking through the dark November clouds.

A few archaic words, and at least one which is probably not in one’s everyday vocabulary, tell us without looking that it’s Friday and this is by Giovanni.… Continue reading

DT 27965

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27965

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 21st November 2015

Took me a teeny bit longer than usual on a Saturday but any puzzle that includes the wonderful word in 14a is fine by me.

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