February 8, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1966 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1966 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

This was a rare but welcome sighting of a Micawber puzzle on a Thursday. I found it not too difficult but very enjoyable

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DT 28657 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28657

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from the Vega Baja.  I’m pretty sure this is a RayT production but it’s very much at the benign end of his spectrum.  It would have been only * difficulty had I not seemed to run into some speed humps in the SE corner.  Still, it fell nicely after a brief struggle so ** it is.  There again, perhaps I was just on the wavelength this morning and it really is a tricky little rascal. I’ll interested to see what you all made of it.
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ST 2936 ~ Posted on

Sunday Cryptic No 2936

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 28th January 2018

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

Slightly trickier than usual, or perhaps it was just me being tired from a long day out on the Saturday?… Continue reading