December 21, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1938

Toughie No 1938 by Samuel

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

More gentle Thursday fare, this time from our editor elect. It was a quick solve which was helped by the generous number of anagrams. I hope there weren’t too many cricket references

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ST 2929

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2929

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 10th December 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Morning All! – THis was a pretty quick solve that contained the usual excellence. I particularly admire the way that Mr Greer picks a synonym and then immediately gets a surface reading that expolits the other meaning and confuses the solver.

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DT 28616

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28616

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa where the weather seems to have been on a roller coaster lately. One day we are experiencing wind chills approaching -30° C and a couple of days later the temperature is +10° C.… Continue reading