June 30, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1839 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1839 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Another elegant puzzle by Notabilis with fun wordplay, lovely indications and clever definitions. I managed to finish it before the school run though I only saw the parsing of 4d several hours later.… Continue reading >

DT 28467 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28467

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning all from a “Home Alone” pommers.  Pommette has gone to visit her mother so I’m left here to misbehave and blog another Friday puzzle. Don’t worry though, Deep Threat will be back next week.… Continue reading >

DT 28462 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28462

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 24th June

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

Solved late in the day to the accompaniment of Alfie showing his Grandpa the best way to do jigsaw puzzles. Wonder how long it will be before he’s telling me how to do cryptic crosswords? Fortunately, given all that was going on in the background, the Saturday puzzle was its usual helpful, friendly self..

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