May 4, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2015

Toughie No 2015 by Artix

Hints and tips by Dutch

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A good Friday Toughie in which Artix delights us with a pangram. This is Artix’s second Toughie, the first was number 1994 in March this year. I was keeping my eyes open for a Q and J, but I wasn’t really able to use the pangram in my solve.… Continue reading

DT 28730

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28730

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs where it’s cloudy as I write, but we may expect some sun later.

There are one or two less common words in today’s Giovanni puzzle, so I shall be interested to see what commenters make of it.… Continue reading

DT 28725

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28725

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 28th April 2018

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Morning All! – The usual Saturday fare but I didn’t much like the two homophones that are not actually words (unless you subscribe to the Urban Dictionary for ‘cholar’

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