August 9, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1652 ~ Posted on

Toughie 1652 by Samuel

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

 

Hi everybody.  I found this a steeper than usual start to the Toughie week, with some quite intricate wordplay.  No obscurities though, and plenty of places to get a foothold, so well worth a go for anyone venturing from the back page and wanting to stretch their cryptic legs.… Continue reading

DT 28188 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28188

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Good morning from an unhappy Shropshire bunny. If anything could go wrong this morning – it did. I won’t bore you with the details, suffice to say I’m probably not in the right frame of mind to adjust BD’s star rating today as I may be doing the setter an injustice [ I have adjusted it.… Continue reading