January 3, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1736

Toughie 1736 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Hi everyone, and a very warm welcome to a new year of Toughies.  Quite apart from crosswords, I wish you all the best for this coming year.  Looking back briefly, I will share with you Mr Kitty’s word cloud for the 2016 Toughie. … Continue reading

DT 28314

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28314

Hints and tips by Mr Kitty

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone, and welcome to 2017. After searching for an adjective to describe today’s puzzle I settled on “solid”. It’s a typical Tuesday crossword, with enough straightforward clues to enable most solvers to get a foothold, along with a few that might require a little head-scratching.… Continue reading