October 26, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1906

Toughie No 1906 by Beam

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

Over the years I’ve got used to Beam’s style and I now finish his puzzles far more quickly than I used to. This one went in fairly easily apart from a final hold-up in the NW corner.… Continue reading

ST 2921

Sunday Telegraph No 2921

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 15th October 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Such a lot to enjoy as per usual on a Sunday morning – I’ll go for 13a as my favourite for reasons outlined below

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DT 28568

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28568

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa where we have enjoyed an exceptional autumn following a rather disappointing summer. For the last couple of months, we have enjoyed mid-summer-like weather.… Continue reading