December 20, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1937

Toughie No 1937 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Osmosis has given us a pangram today with, as usual, lots of detailed wordplay. I would have given it 3 stars for difficulty but I’ve been trying to work out for some time (without a lot of success) how the wordplay for 29a works so I’ve added an extra star for that.… Continue reading

DT 28615

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28615

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.                

As this will be our last blog before Christmas we want to wish all the setters, Phil’s team at the Telegraph, fellow contributors to the blog and all the thousands of followers of the site a very happy festive season.… Continue reading