November 2, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1910 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1910 by Excalibur

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

It’s some time since I’ve experienced the weird and wacky world of an Excalibur Toughie. I got on OK with this puzzle except that I struggled to finish the left-hand side mainly because I couldn’t think of one of the words of the answers clued by cryptic definitions.… Continue reading >

DT 28574 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28574

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **/***Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. I’m sure this is a Ray T crossword – the first one for what seems like a long time. It had most of his trademark clues and I thought it was somewhere in the middle of his range of difficulty.… Continue reading >

ST 2922 ~ Posted on

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2922

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 22nd October 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Some really splendid lurkers this week, the particular favourite being 24d but I’d have the other one 18a, and also 21a as runners up on the podium.

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