May 23, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1816

Toughie No 1816 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating  – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

 

Hello and welcome to today’s Toughie blog, which I’m declaring a Real Life Free Zone.*

I was slow to get going but once I did I made smooth progress until the very end where the last few stragglers had me pondering Continue reading “Toughie 1816”

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DT 28434

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28434

Hints and tips by Mr Kitty

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BD Rating  - Difficulty ** - Enjoyment ****

 

Hello, everyone.  I solved today’s crossword right after it came out (midnight in the UK, 5 pm here), and then checked the news and saw what was happening in Manchester.  I feel for everyone affected by that terrible event.  Not surprisingly, today’s hints were written in a sombre mood.  No cat videos this week.… Continue reading