March 23, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1782 ~ Posted on

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 ~ Posted on

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 ~ Posted on

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