August 24, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2079

Toughie No 2079 by Elkamere

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Hi everyone.  I’m standing in for Dutch this week while he’s off on his holidays, and what a treat to have an Elkamere puzzle to blog.  After a little staring at the grid with nothing going in, I spotted 3d which got me started.  Thereafter, progress was slow but steady, with plenty of “aha!”s to keep me entertained.… Continue reading

DT 28826

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28826

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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

Good morning from South Staffs, with a sunny start to the Bank Holiday weekend. My thanks to Senf for filling in for me last week.

There didn’t seem to be anything particularly difficult in today’s Giovanni, and I went through it in something approaching record time for me.… Continue reading

DT 28821

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28821

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 18th August 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! A fairly standard Saturday puzzle with some enjoyable clues and a couple of trickier offerings.

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