November 4, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1703

Toughie No 1703 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

This should keep the toughieistas happy (thanks mre!). I did this in two sittings, and after finishing still had several left to parse. I did get a bit dizzy from all the reversals.… Continue reading

DT 28263

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28263

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a damp autumn day.

It took me a little while to get into today’s Giovanni, but once I got a toehold everything followed reasonably smoothly, though 25a, my last one in, was a little obscure.… Continue reading

DT 28258

Daily Telegraph No 28258

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 29th October 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty **   Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I found this a quick solve with a few sticky and entertaining clues. In the end it came together quite quickly in about 2 star time fror me.

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