August 28, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2080

Toughie No 2080 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Hello everybody.  To follow the last bank holiday before you-know-what, we have a Giovanni puzzle in his usual style.

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DT 28829

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28829

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty *** Enjoyment ****

 

Hello everyone.  Today's puzzle felt a bit different to the Tuesday norm.  Filling the grid with correct answers was relatively fast (a triple gallop, by one metric used here). 

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