July 29, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1647 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1647 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

I was delighted to see a Sparks puzzle this Friday. This took me well into 3* time with a few clues that stretched my lateral thinking (and added to the enjoyment).… Continue reading >

DT 28179 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28179

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a cool, cloudy day.

Three-quarters of today’s Giovanni went in very quickly, but then I ground to a halt in the SW quadrant, hence *** for difficulty.… Continue reading >

DT 28174 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph No 28174

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 23rd July 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty *- Enjoyment ***

A perfect Saturday puzzle for a lovely hot summer’s day when there were so many other things calling for my attention, not least the garden swing seat!.

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