December 30, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1735 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1735 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

 

Many thanks Micawber for a magnificent end-of-year toughie, in which all the surface readings are references to 2016 headlines – a remarkable achievement that makes for a highly enjoyable solve.… Continue reading >

DT 28311 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28311

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a cold, foggy morning.

The last Giovanni of 2016, and still in fairly gentle post-Christmas mood, though there were a couple of answers which eluded me on the first pass.… Continue reading >

DT 28306 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28306

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 24th December

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

 If you like cryptic definition clues and are fond of an anagram, this Christmas Eve offering would have suited you down to the ground.   I’ll just say that it did make typing the explanations more than a little repetitive!

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