March 16, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1778

Toughie No 1778 by Beam

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

I found this to be a very gentle Beam puzzle with only the SW corner putting up any kind of a fight. There were a few definitions that I didn’t find totally convincing but it was a pleasant enough puzzle.… Continue reading

DT 28376

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28376

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. This isn’t a Ray T Thursday and that’s the only thing I’m sure about. It doesn’t feel like a Shamus to me which, going on past history, means it probably is – maybe we’ll find out later.… Continue reading

ST 2889

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2889

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 5th March

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! Thanks to crypticsue for keeping the seat warm whilst I had a lovely break at my sister’s in Malaysia (with a short excursion to Cambodia). This was an enjoyable puzzle that just stayed in the two star difficulty range.

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