September 12, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1880

Toughie No 1880 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating  –  Difficulty * –  Enjoyment ***

 

Warm greetings to you all from London.  Warbler today eases us into a new week of middle-of-the-paper puzzles with this enjoyable romp.

The definitions are underlined in the clues below, and you’ll find the answers inside the   buttons. … Continue reading

DT 28530

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28530

Hints and tips by Mr Kitty

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

 

Hello, everyone, and welcome to another Tuesday back-pager.  Well wishes to our blog friends located in the path of Hurricane Irma – I hope that you have all come through it unscathed.  After the opening gifts of 1a and 6a today I didn’t get too far on the first pass through the acrosses, but things started to come together nicely on the downs.  I found this crossword a satisfying and very enjoyable solve with quite a few smiles.… Continue reading