July 8, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1635 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1635 by Elkamere

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

An Elkamere, what joy! I thought – then I ended up staring at the grid for a good while before seeing 16a from the enumeration. After that things moved slowly but surely, with each new solution giving delight.… Continue reading

DT 28161 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28161

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where at the moment the sun is shining after overnight rain. We’re safely back from our French travels, and the lawn and the heap of washing have both been reduced to normal height.… Continue reading

DT 28156 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph No 28156

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 2nd July 2016

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

 

Just me or are Saturday puzzles increasing (if only very slightly) the difficulty level and thus the enjoyment factor too??

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