July 5, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2050 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2050 by Beam

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I’m glad that today’s Beam puzzle wasn’t a stinker because I didn’t realise it was Thursday and hence my blogging day until after the morning had gone. But I was able to finish it in time because it wasn’t very taxing although there is one clue I haven’t quite parsed

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DT 28783 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28783

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. I don’t know who the setter is today but it isn’t Ray T. It was one of those crosswords that I found difficult while I was doing it and now, having finished it and beginning to think about the hints, I can’t see why – it did take me a long time.… Continue reading >

ST 2957 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2957

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 24th June 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Not that difficult a solve – handy for the stand-in blogger– but that did allow time to appreciate some splendid surface readings

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