June 2, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1614 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1614 by MynoT

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I struggled a bit towards the end of this. I had to wait till I had all the checking letters before hazarding a guess at 6 down and 23 down and I thought it was a little unfair that there is no wordplay for these answers to confirm the guesses.… Continue reading >

ST 2849 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2849

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 22nd May 2016

Another fine Sunday puzzle, the enjoyment of which was slightly spoiled for me when I realised how many times I was typing the word ‘inserted’ when preparing this review.   One favourite today, the splendid 13d – Gazza called it Clue of the Month, I think it should probably go on the shortlist for Clue of the Year.

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DT 28130 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28130

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Ottawa where we have been enjoying an extensive spell of hot, sunny weather. I am sitting in today as Kath is off engaging in wild and crazy shenanigans to celebrate her special day.… Continue reading >