March 11, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1567

Toughie No 1567 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Greetings from sunny and soon-to-be-famous Macclesfield. Today’s Micawber went surprisingly smoothly to start with but I ended up with 4 clues that held me up, creeping into 3* difficulty (6a & 8d, 23d and last-one-in 21d – I just couldn’t for the life of me think of the women’s names..)

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DT 28059

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28059

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs where I’m pleased to say that normal access to the blog now seems to have been restored, after much tinkering with DNS caches and other techy stuff.… Continue reading