October 17, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1900

Toughie No 1900 by Dada

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

 

Hi all, and welcome to the decryption page for Toughie number 1900, crafted for your solving pleasure by Dada.  As we arrive at the turn of a century in Toughieland I glance ahead to the next millennium: if my calculations are correct — and if the series continues without interruptions — the 2000th will be on the 10th of April next year. … Continue reading

DT 28560

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28560

Hints and tips by Mr Kitty

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

 

Hello, everyone, and welcome to another fine Tuesday back-page cryptic.  I thought I detected a lot of originality and creativity in this puzzle, and a scan of my database confirmed that several of the answers and many of the constructions have not been seen here previously. … Continue reading