December 14, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1934 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1934 by Kcit

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

I was held up briefly by the last 2-3 answers in the top half. Otherwise it was completed without any difficulty. I was glad it wasn’t too difficult because I had a lot of other things that needed to be done this morning

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DT 28610 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28610

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning all.  Last week Kath mentioned that we haven’t had a RayT offering for a while but he’s back today with all the usual quirks.  Her Majesty turns up promptly in 1a, there’s some repeated sex and suggestive leering, a couple of lurkers and a first letters clue along with some slightly iffy synonyms. Unusually there are a couple of long anagrams to give plenty of checkers and get you going.  I enjoyed the puzzle and I’ll be interested to hear what you all thought of it. Continue reading “DT 28610”

ST 2928 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2928

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 3rd December 2017

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

I really enjoyed solving this Sunday prize puzzle – there were lots of candidates for the gold medal, but once I’d noticed the possible extra ‘bit’ of  6d, that one was the winner

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