May 26, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1610 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1610 by Petitjean

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty */**Enjoyment **

After a week off I was looking forward to the challenge of a Thursday Toughie but it wasn’t to be. It was only a minor hold-up in the SE corner that took it above the 1* difficulty mark.… Continue reading

DT 28124 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28124

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from the Vega Baja where summer has arrived, it’s already 23C and it’s only 0930CEST as I’m typing this.

Today we have a RayT and I reckon it’s at the easier end of his spectrum but hey, what do I know?  It will be interesting to see if we have the usual split in opinion about this one as the synonyms aren’t stretched too much, there’s a couple of anagrams and a few gimmes to get you going.  All-in-all I thought it was pretty good stuff.

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ST 2848 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2848

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday, 15th May 2016

Another perfectly splendid Sunday crossword –   I had *s by lots of clues I really liked, including the one someone else didn’t!!

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