September 8, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Hive Minds – 2nd series

The new series of Hive Minds starts today at 8:30 pm on BBC Four

Make sure you tune in to support the Cruciverbalists team.

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Toughie 1670

Toughie No 1670 by Beam

It’s Rekrul Day

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

A typical Beam puzzle with all his usual trademarks. I know that Beam doesn’t do anagrams so why do I still look for them? There are three instances where an answer is hidden in reverse (somebody recently referred to such an answer as a rekrul).… Continue reading

DT 28214

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28214

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***/****Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. I don’t have the first idea who today’s setter is but I found it quite difficult – there were a lot of things that I didn’t know so Mr Google has been working overtime.… Continue reading

ST 2863

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2863

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 28th August

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

 

 

Morning All! There were some lovely clues here and a reasonable degree of difficulty coupled with some great Penny Drop Moments.

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