October 5, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1894 ~ Posted on

 

Toughie No 1894 by Stick Insect

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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

Good afternoon from South Staffs, where I’m doing an extra shift this week to cover for Bufo’s absence.

This is the second Toughie set by Stick Insect (the first was Toughie 1873) and I find myself echoing the comments Gazza made when blogging that one.… Continue reading

DT 28550 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28550

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Morning all and welcome to a RayThursday. I thought this was going to be pretty easy when I got eight of the acrosses on first pass but then I only got eight of the downs, even with the checkers in place.  It was well into *** time by the time the rest had revealed themselves.  For me the enjoyment level was its usual high but I bet we’ll have some disagreement about that.
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