February 3, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1545

Toughie No 1545 by Shamus

The Italian Job

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

I normally enjoy a Shamus Toughie but I was slightly disappointed by this one. The two long down answers pretty much wrote themselves in and there wasn’t too much to get excited about in the rest of the puzzle.… Continue reading

DT 28027

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28027

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***

 

Our weather at the moment is hot, hot, hot. About 30C today which is quite exceptional for here and other parts of the country are expected to be even hotter. That’s just to make you all jealous. We’ve enjoyed looking at the photos and reading all the comments about the Birthday Bash, it sounds like a good time was had by all.  Jay has given us a quicker solve than last week’s.  It only just sneaked into 2* time for us.

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