March 31, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1578

Toughie No 1578 by Busman

Not quite half-a-star difficulty

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

I gave the last Busman puzzle half-a-star for difficulty. This one was a little more challenging although I had solved all but 5 clues on the first read-through. The last answer in was 27 across where the incorrect enumeration had me fooled for a time.… Continue reading

DT 28076

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28076

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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

Good Morning everyone from a bright and sunny day in Shropshire. Single-word answers in both the Cryptic and the Quickie, tightly worded clues and even Her Maj is here.… Continue reading

ST 2840

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2840

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 20th March 2016

Another lovely Sunday puzzle – lots of lurkers and other trademark clues – but my favourite is 24d
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