July 6, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2051 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2051 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

 

Sparks gives us some innovative clueing as always. I managed this without too many problems though I had to look up 17a and 18d, and it took me a while to parse 4a and 24a.… Continue reading >

DT 28784 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28784

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on another sunny morning. It’s good to be back after our extended tour of France, one of the highlights of which was when Mrs DT and I were entertained to dinner at Le Jardin in Hyères by Jean-Luc: we can recommend the bourride de poissons.… Continue reading >

DT 28779 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28779

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 30th June 2018

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

Morning All!. Thanks to CS for the cover whilst on holiday (and trying to get a job over the line – I actually cancelled my first day of holiday!). This was a slightly stiffer Saturday Prize Puzzle and like most who commented I was left with the South West corner fairly clear having filled in the rest.

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