January 5, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1738

Toughie No 1738 by Beam

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

My blogging year has started with probably the most straightforward Beam Toughie I have ever solved. I suffered no hold-ups either in solving the clues or in parsing them.… Continue reading

DT 28316

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28316

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone from a rather chilly Oxford. This isn’t a Ray T crossword and I’m not going to make any wild guesses as to who the setter might be.… Continue reading

ST 100008

Christmas Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 100008

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 25th December

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Perfect Christmas morning entertainment, with some very nice themed clues.   I’m going to select 13a, 4d, 6df and 15d for ‘special mention’

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