March 6, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1980

Toughie No 1980 by Shamus

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Hi all.  Shamus provides today’s harder puzzle which I found not too much harder than the back page save for a spot of bother at the end with 15a and 16d. … Continue reading

DT 28679

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28679

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

 

Hello, everyone.  Making up for last Tuesday's puzzle which featured just one anagram, today we have no less than eight clues of that type.  Normally I'd expect a large number like that to reduce the difficulty of the puzzle, but today I finished in a time that's around average. … Continue reading