Daily Archives: September 5, 2017

Toughie 1876

Toughie No 1876 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Hi all.  I hope you are well and have fresh air to breathe.  This is a crossword in the usual Giovanni mould, which I found not tooo full of verbal exotica but nevertheless harder than the average bear.… Read More

DT 28524

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28524

Hints and tips by Mr Kitty

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

 

Hello, everyone and welcome to another Tuesday back-pager.  I found today's offering a little easier than average, while still offering as much pleasure as most recent Tuesday puzzles.  Two things stood out – almost all of the clues have very smooth surface readings, and it felt like there were a lot of two-ingredient charades.… Read More