January 2, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1944

Toughie No 1944 by Excalibur

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Happy 2018 to you all.  Before moving forward I shall pause very briefly to insert the word cloud of Toughie answers seen twice or more in 2017 (click for a larger version):

The new year of Toughies launches with Excalibur who has given us one which I found of back pageish difficulty and providing enjoyment aplenty. … Continue reading

DT 28625

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28625

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

 

Hello everyone, Happy New Year, and welcome to the first Tuesday back-pager of 2018.  I'm rating it average for difficulty and average for enjoyment because on both counts it felt just right for a Tuesday.… Continue reading