May 24, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2026 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2026 by Stick Insect

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty */**Enjoyment **

This isn’t the week that Stick Insect ups the difficulty level. It was an extremely gentle puzzle with some very unsatisfactory surfaces.

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DT 28747 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28747

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. I thought this was quite tricky in places – it certainly took me a while to get going. I have no idea as to the identity of the setter but it’s not a Ray T Thursday.… Continue reading

ST 2951 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2951

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 13th May 2018

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

The usual Virgilius Sunday treat – however, while typing the review, I found that there are eleven clues requiring insertions, eight in the Acrosses, and three with the same indicator, which made me a little grumpy so I removed half a star from my enjoyment rating

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