March 25, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1575

Toughie No 1575 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

The third toughie from Sparks in a row with double unches! This was great fun with beautifully constructed clues where the definitions blend seamlessly into the surface, and only just creeped into 3* difficulty.… Continue reading

DT 28071

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28071

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Greetings from South Staffs this Good Friday morning.

We have a very gentle offering from Giovanni today, with nothing particularly obscure (3d probably comes closest) and a lack of Scriptural references (perhaps surprising for a day which forms part of the greatest festival in the Christian calendar).… Continue reading

DT 28066

Dailay Telegraph Cryptic No 28066

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 19th March 2016

Morning All! This was another quick solve. I found it fairly fun with a few easy clues to get people started.
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