May 1, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2012

Toughie No 2012 by Excalibur

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Warm greetings, gridfellows.  Well, what a surprise – one of the most recognisable setters, and I failed to guess who it was (setter information had not been updated when I solved this). … Continue reading

DT 28727

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28727

Hints and tips by Mr K

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

 

Hello, everyone.  I found today’s puzzle trickier than the average Tuesday crossword.  Some of that might be because I’m tired after travelling most of the day, but I think it probably has more to do with how the puzzle combines just three anagrams with a healthy dose of general knowledge and some nicely-disguised complex wordplay.  I very much enjoyed the battle with this puzzle so I’m rating it high on the enjoyment scale.

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