May 25, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2027

Toughie No 2027 by proXimal

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Got up early and managed to finish this well before the school run. ProXimal is using some very subtle definitions today, which forces you to unravel the wordplay rather than guess & parse.… Continue reading

DT 28748

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28748

Hints and tips by Miffypops. Every day is a school day.

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

The heart of downtown LI is awash with rain. I have been given two tickets for tomorrow’s big game at Twickenham. Saracens v Exeter.… Continue reading

DT 28743

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28743

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 19th May 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

 

After the previous week’s particularly straightforward crossword, this one was definitely back in the new regime’s Trickier Saturday bracket.… Continue reading