May 9, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2017

Toughie No 2017 by Shamus

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

The answers to this one all went in fairly painlessly (though I had to check that what I’d worked out for 15d was a real word) until I reached 28a which held me up for ages and which pushed the difficulty rating up from 1.5 to 2 stars.… Continue reading

DT 28734

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28734

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Another Wednesday, another Jay puzzle. It doesn’t feel like seven days since we last put a blog together but the calendar doesn’t lie.

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