June 23, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1626 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1626 by Shamus

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

I think I struggled with this more than perhaps I should have done and it took me an above-average time. But I did enjoy the challenge. The corners were done in the order NE, SW, SE, NW

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ST 2852 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2852

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 12th June 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

 

Another Sunday and another chance for me to scratch my head and try to think (in this case without much success) of something original to say about the wonderful cryptic treats we get each week  from the ever inventive Virgilius, without incurring the wrath of the “favourites” police.  

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DT 28148 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28148

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa, where the calendar says we are barely out of spring but the thermometer tells us we are in mid-summer.

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