July 13, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2055 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2055 by proXimal

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I was relieved that this proXimal wasn’t overly difficult; I managed it comfortably before the school run. There are some nice anagrams to get you started. And no obscurities, though perhaps I need to brush up on which names are Scottish.… Continue reading >

DT 28790 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28790

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs where a cloudy start to the day may lead to some showers this evening (here’s hoping). Triskaidekaphobics can return to bed now.… Continue reading >

DT 28785 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28785

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 7th July 2018

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

When I checked with a friend to find out whether it was just me suffering from the heatwave, plus an (more than usual) annoying husband, not to mention the unusual grid for this particular Saturday Prize Puzzle that made it so difficult, I asked whether this was Toughie we’d been waiting for ages.… Continue reading >