August 5, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1651 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1651 by Elkamere

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

This is my last blog before I head off to Rhodes for the rest of the month – what special joy to find a puzzle by my favourite compiler, with beautifully tight and concise clueing as always.… Continue reading

DT 28185 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28185

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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

Good morning from South Staffs on a fine August day.

Giovanni is in a fairly ecclesiastical mode today, with three Down clues in the first five having churchy connotations – as does the Quick Crossword pun.… Continue reading