July 20, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2059 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2059 by Elkamere

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Congratulations Elkamere! A Nina explains why we have a special puzzle today. We also have a pangram, which put me on the right track for 22d. Quite a few new words for me here, but they are all meticulously and fairly clued.… Continue reading >

DT 28796 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28796

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from Budleigh Salterton in South Devon, where I’m attempting to play some croquet this week. I’m rather short of time, so no pictures or music this week.… Continue reading >

DT 28791 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28791

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 14th July 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

A fairly average Saturday puzzle, in yet another of those grids with double unches. My particular favourite was 24d because of the ‘appropriate item’

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Continue reading >