February 23, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1975 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1975 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Mr K

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

 

Hello, everyone.  With Dutch off skiing this week, it’s fallen to me to welcome you all to a fine Notabilis Toughie.  I believe that this is my first encounter with one of his puzzles.  It certainly won’t be the last.… Continue reading

DT 28670 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28670

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a cold and frosty morning.

Nothing too 14a from Giovanni this morning, with only a couple of clues which needed to be teased out, and not very much General Knowledge.… Continue reading

DT 28665 ~ Posted on

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28665

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 17th February 2018

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

I didn’t have any problems with the NW corner, unlike other solvers on the day, but it did take me a smidge longer than I’d have expected for a Saturday puzzle.… Continue reading