March 18, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1571

Toughie No 1571 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Greeting from Macclesfield, today a cruciverbalist Mecca. It has been a foggy morning – possibly a metaphor for the next two days. I am looking forward to meeting many of you at the Snow Goose.… Continue reading

DT 28065

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28065

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from a misty  South Staffs.

Giovanni is quite high on the obscure words and General Knowledge today, but the clues are fair, as always, so that the answers can be deduced.… Continue reading

DT 28060

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28060

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 12th March 2016

Apart from all the comments about 3d, this Saturday puzzle proved to be fairly average Saturday fare  – just a shame the clue types weren’t mixed up a bit – there’s an awful lot of ‘take a letter off’ in the Acrosses and several anagrams in a row in the Downs.

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