April 2018 – Page 7 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1997

Toughie No 1997 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

This seemed to offer an average Wednesday level of difficulty but I’m a bit disappointed that of the four 15-letter answers three are straight anagrams and the other is a reverse anagram.… Continue reading

DT 28704

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28704

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.
We’re still getting adjusted to the clock change that happened for us over Easter. One of the most significant things for us is that blog writing duties can now happen from 11.oo… Continue reading

Toughie 1996

Toughie No 1996 by Dada

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Welcome friends.  I hope you have had a lovely Easter weekend.  Dada today brings us an entertaining puzzle which made me think a little, but for the right reasons.… Continue reading

DT 28703

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28703

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty *** Enjoyment ****

Happy 50th Birthday to Jeremy from BD and all at the blog!

Hello, everyone.  I found a lot to smile at in this puzzle full of smooth surfaces and clever misdirection. 

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DT 28702

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28702

Hints and tips by a clear headed (as always) Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Today’s puzzle is by Chris Lancaster our Daily Telegraph Puzzles Editor. The Daily Telegraph puzzles site is available by subscription and costs less than ten pence per day.… Continue reading

ST 2945 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2945 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Easter Sunday morning from Winnipeg –  where we went back into the deep freeze for the second half of the week; yesterday we had a low of minus 17, and a high of minus 9 without taking account of the ever present wind chills. … Continue reading