March 23, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1782

Toughie No 1782 by Firefly

A game of two halves

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

This was definitely a game of two halves. The bottom half went in with very few problems but then I struggled greatly with the top half even after I’d been sent the correct clue for 12 across (which was then solved instantly).… Continue reading

ST 2890

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2890

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 12th March

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! The usual smooth stuff from our Sunday Setter. I don’t recall the time being that slow so I must have made a cup of tea half way through. It was really just a case of ‘sit back an admire the clueing’.

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DT 28382

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28382

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa where we are enduring what hopefully will prove to be the last frigid blast of winter. A day or two ago, we were basking in temperatures in the mid-teens.… Continue reading