November 25, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1715

Toughie No 1715 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

A challenging offer from Sparks with some fun clueing. Sparks invariably has a Nina and I’m struggling to find one. The best I’ve got so far is a crossover in rows 3 and 5, perhaps there is more.… Continue reading

DT 28281

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28281

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs where the pall of cloud which has covered us all week has finally lifted, giving a sunny but cold start to the day.… Continue reading

DT 28276

Daily Telegraph No 28276

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 19th November 2016

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

I’m sure I wasn’t the only one surprised by the increase in difficulty level of this week’s Saturday Prize Puzzle which certainly increased, for me anyway, the enjoyment factor too

 

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