March 17, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1779 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1779 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

And here is Elgar’s 116th toughie! Half a dozen or so clues went in quickly for me, followed by a wee pause, after which progress was fairly steady with plenty of brilliant penny drop moments along the way.… Continue reading >

DT 28377 ~ Posted on

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28377

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Céad míle fáilte from South Staffs this St Patrick’s day morning. Here’s some suitably festive music

A reasonably straightforward Giovanni this week, with some nice anagrams to get you going.… Continue reading >

DT 28372 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28372

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 11th March

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Very straightforward – I quite liked 2d when the penny dropped as to how it worked but I appear to be alone, although I do wonder whether people were biased against the footballer in question or the wordplay of the clue? 

 

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