Daily Archives: March 17, 2017

Toughie 1779

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.… Read More

DT 28377

 

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.… Read More

DT 28372

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? … Read More