March 29, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1994

Toughie No 1994 by Artix

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

It’s a new setter in Toughieland today and I must admit to having had difficulty getting on the right wavelength. But it all worked out fine in the end and I enjoyed the challenge.… Continue reading

ST 2943

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2943

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 18th March 2018

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

Virgilius in really devious mode – but the usual high level of entertainment. My favourite was 25a but I have a long list of also-rans which were so nearly chosen for the honour

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Continue reading

DT 28699

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28699

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Ottawa, where warm spring temperatures combined with a few days of light rain are rapidly depleting the snow cover.

About all I will venture to say about today’s puzzle is that it is definitely not a RayT creation.… Continue reading