March 24, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1783

Toughie No 1783 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

A proper toughie I thought – this went relatively slowly for me and it took me quite a while to finish my last quadrant, NW. Of course it all looks remarkably straightforward in hindsight – maybe it was just me.… Continue reading

DT 28383

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28383

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a dry but overcast morning.

By way of contrast to some recent Giovanni puzzles, I found this one quite tricky, well into *** difficulty, though looking back at it, it is hard to see why.… Continue reading

DT28378

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28378

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 18th March

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! This was pretty standard fare for a Saturday Prize Puzzle. No complaints here.

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