March 2, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1979

Toughie No 1979 by Elkamere

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Today is turning out just fine. School is cancelled so I got a lie-in, and then instead of bracing the cold I get to blog an Elkamere. It’s also my wife’s birthday – I’m waiting for my son to surface before we give her presents.… Continue reading

DT 28676

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28676

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where icy winds continue to blow, but we don’t actually have a huge amount of snow.

Giovanni has been into his book of long words today, culminating in a 24-letter anagram leading to a two-word answer.… Continue reading

DT 28671

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28671

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 24th February 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Any puzzle with Mr Clifton in it has to be good, regardless of how many times you have to put a letter inside something else, which is the case this week.… Continue reading