May 5, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1807 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1807 by Elkamere

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Possibly the gentlest Elkamere I’ve encountered – I’m hoping that will encourage lots of people to try it. With amazingly concise and elegant clueing, it was pure delight to solve.… Continue reading

DT 28419 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28419

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs this bright Spring morning.

A little bit of Scripture and one or two less common words from Giovanni today, but not too taxing overall.… Continue reading

DT 28414 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28408

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 29th April

BD Rating – Difficulty * Enjoyment ***

I found this fairly average, didn’t spot the typo in the 18d clue (corrected both on line and in this review) and for reasons I explain below, didn’t have any problem with 3d. Continue reading “DT 28414”