January 23, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1956

Toughie No 1956 by Samuel

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Warm greetings friends, especially to any of you celebrating your 62nd birthday this year — Happy Birthtoughie.  (I wonder if any solver will have their birthtoughie on their birthday?)… Continue reading

DT 28643

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28643

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

 

Hello, everyone, and welcome to an enjoyable Tuesday back-pager bursting with multiple definitions and almost devoid of Usual Suspects.

In the hints below underlining identifies precise definitions and cryptic definitions, and most indicators are italicized. … Continue reading