September 8, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1879 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1879 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

This is Elgar’s 120th Telegraph Toughie and it is of the usual high standard. I got off to a gentle start, courtesy of a few anagrams, but then it took me a fair while to fill the grid.… Continue reading

DT 28527 ~ Posted on

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28527

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a damp, grey September morning.

Not many anagrams from Giovanni today, but a lot of charades, where several small items need to be stuck together.… Continue reading

DT 28522 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28522

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 2nd September 2017

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

Mister Ron certainly brought out the ‘it’s too difficult’ grumpies with this Saturday Prize Puzzle. I was one of the people who enjoyed having a bit more of a challenge on a Saturday morning, not to mention delighted to get a chance to blog a Mister Ron puzzle as he usually turns up when it’s Gnomethang’s turn on the Saturday review rota, so being holiday-stand-in does have its benefits :) Continue reading “DT 28522”