September 2, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1667 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1667 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Greetings everyone, I have just returned from three glorious weeks in Rhodes filled with sun, beer, ouzo and garlic. I didn’t want to come home. However, this puzzle helped to lift my post-holiday blues (certainly more than the cloudy and chilly Macclesfield weather).… Continue reading >

DT 28209 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28209

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from Killala in County Mayo, where we’re visiting my sister. Thanks to Tilsit for looking after the last two Fridays, while I was otherwise occupied.… Continue reading >

DT 28204 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph No 28204

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 27th August 2016

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

I think it was the abundance of ten letter words that made solving this puzzle take longer than usual, although with the addition of some ‘old friends’ and some very obvious wordplay for other clues, I should probably have finished it off sooner than I did.

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