June 29, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2047 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2047 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Another great puzzle from Osmosis, full of precise clueing, clever surfaces and intriguing definitions, and definitely a toughie. I filled the grid before the school run but some of the parsing only came later so I added a half star.… Continue reading >

DT 28778 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28778

Hints and tips by Senf

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

A very good Sunday Friday morning from Winnipeg.  I get another opportunity to solve and hint a complete puzzle on a Friday as the final ‘stand-in’ for Deep Threat before he returns from his expedition to who knows where.… Continue reading >

DT 28773 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28773

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 23rd June 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I solved this puzzle late on Wednesday afternoon following a late submission of a pink leave of absence form from Gnomethang.… Continue reading >