December 2016 – Page 2 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 28309

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28309

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

 

Kia ora from Aotearoa.
We are  home again now after living a nomadic existence for the last couple of weeks visiting various family members. It’s good to be back on familiar territory, and not having to cope with all the mad holiday traffic.… Continue reading

DT 28300

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28300

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 17th December

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

 

Morning All! I found this an enjoyable solve in about the 2 star difficulty time range

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Toughie 1732

Toughie 1732 by Samuel

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Warmest greetings, Toughieistas.  I hope you have all been having a lovely time.  If you are feeling stuffed following the past few days, you may want to look away now, because the feasting continues. … Continue reading

DT 28308

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28308

Hints and tips by Mr Kitty

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. My first pass through today’s crossword resulted in the bottom half being mostly filled, the top half being almost empty, and me feeling a little worried.… Continue reading

DT 28307

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28307

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good Morning from the eerily silent heart of Downtown L I. No people cars or horses have passed by as yet. How unusual?

My recommended must see film this year is on BBC1 (no adverts) on Wednesday 28th at 7.30pm is this.… Continue reading

Toughie 100008

Toughie No 100008 by MynoT

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

 

Mynot provides us with a seasonal offering that won’t delay you long from your  present unwrapping or festive food and drink consumption.  The only chestnuts to be found here are a couple of the old friends of the cryptic crossword solver.  … Continue reading

ST 100008 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 100008 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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An unusually early Christmas lunch, to accommodate Son of BD who is working 2:00 pm till 9:00 pm today, has delayed these hints.

This puzzle is only available online as there are no newspapers today.Continue reading