May 19, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1815 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1815 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

A solid toughie from Osmosis with intricate clueing and some lovely surfaces. After yesterday’s proXimal, I was relieved to finish with 3* difficulty time. I somehow managed this relatively tidily, doing each quadrant in turn clockwise from NW to SW, giving the illusion of control.… Continue reading >

DT 28431 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28431

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Deep Threat is on holiday until the end of June.

A straightforward puzzle from Giovanni – with a nod towards the forthcoming General Election.

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DT 28426 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28426

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 13th May

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Morning All! This puzzle strayed into 2 star difficulty. I found it the usual standard of Saturday puzzle with a few easy hits and a few very nice clues. Continue reading “DT 28426”