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… 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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