March 10, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1775

Toughie No 1775 by proXimal

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

I sometimes struggle with proXimal and started this with some trepidation, but it turned out to be a rather pleasant puzzle in which I made steady progress (except for one clue, see below).… Continue reading

DT 28371

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28371

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs where it’s cloudy but mild. My thanks to ShropshireLad for filling in for me last week.

A touch of geography from Giovanni this week, and one or two less common words, but nothing particularly difficult.… Continue reading

DT 28366

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28366

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 4th March

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

A crossword for fans of Lego clues and double definitions.   It is also one for bloggers who have to draft this review; and then draft three further reviews for publication in due course.  Fortunately all last Saturday’s clues were in the ‘easy to explain’ category.

 

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