Daily Archives: August 8, 2017

Toughie 1860

Toughie No 1860 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Happy International Cat Day!  The Telegraph have decreed that here in Toughie Corner we shall celebrate with Giovanni.  I found this more of a scratching post than a delicious catnip-filled plaything and needed to put my thinking cat on. … Read More

DT 28500

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28500

Hints and tips by Mr Kitty

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

 

Hello, everyone.  I thought today's puzzle was just excellent.  I found the bottom somewhat easier than the top, where some serious thinking was required in a few places.  The enjoyment level was way above average, with a few laugh out loud moments.  The puzzle has smooth surface readings, nothing too ancient or too obscure in the answers, and a few echoes scattered about.  Sounds like it could be the work of one of our regular Tuesday setters.… Read More