May 18, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1814 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1814 by proXimal

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

Another Thursday and another hard morning at the Toughie gridface trying to chisel out the answers to today’s clues. And they sure needed a lot of chiselling out.… Continue reading >

DT 28430 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28430

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Good morning and welcome to what I’m pretty sure is a RayThursday.  I thought there was some fairly tricksy stuff in this and it just crept into 3* time.  However, there are enough anagrams and a few gimmes to get you started so I think you’ll be OK.  Enjoyable stuff anyway but I bet the usual suspects will complain and the other usual suspects will think it great. You can’t win at this game!
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ST 2898 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2898

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 7th May

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! For some reason I stopped halfway through the solve on the day and picked it up the week after. Still some very good clues but I am not sure on the difficulty level.

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