April 21, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1799 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1799 by proXimal

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

I was quite relieved that proXimal was not at his most fiendish today – the result is an enjoyable puzzle with lots of clever and entertaining clues. I enjoyed the attention to reversal indicators that are specific for down clues.… Continue reading

DT 28407 ~ Posted on

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28407

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs where the day has started grey and overcast.

I found today’s Giovanni quite tricky in places. At one stage I had the right-hand side of the grid filled in while the left was blank, then the SW corner fell, followed eventually by the NW quadrant.… Continue reading