March 20, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1988

Toughie No 1988 by Samuel

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating  –  Difficulty ** –  Enjoyment ***

 

Hello, you beautiful people.  I hope life is treating you well.  It’s Tuesday, it’s Toughieland, and once again our puzzles editor has taken to the setting seat to provide our entertainment.… Continue reading

DT 28691

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28691

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

 

Hello, everyone.  Today we have an enjoyable puzzle that feels a little different from our usual Tuesday fare.  It uses an uncommon grid, there are no word sums with more than two parts (so no concatenating today), it features only one usual suspect, and there are several clues where I went back and forth on what to underline. … Continue reading