August 19, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

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Toughie 1659

Toughie No 1659 by Notabilis

Hints and Tips by crypticsue

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

The list of Toughie setters hadn’t been updated overnight so it was with a certain amount of trepidation, that I stood outside the local shop, opened the paper and found that I’d got a Notabilis Toughie to review, whereupon apprehension immediately transformed into delight.… Continue reading

DT 28197

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28197

At Sixes and Nines!

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Warrington! Myself and the lovely Crypticsue have popped in to cover the Friday slots while certain people are sunning themselves / facing court appearances / taking tea with the Queen (delete as appropriate).… Continue reading

DT 28192

Daily Telegraph No 28192

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 13th August 2016

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

Saturday puzzles do seem to be getting a little bit trickier these days – well I found this one put up more than a fight than some.

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