September 6, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2086

Toughie No 2086 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

It all went swimmingly until I inexplicably stalled on the final few. Maybe it’s because I didn’t find it a particularly inspiring puzzle.

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DT 28837

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28837

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Hola from the Vega Baja on a warm and sunny RayThursday.  A bit on the tricky side for me this morning with some well-stretched synonyms and a couple of unusual definitions. There’s also a few rather complicated constructions so it’s ***/**** from me.  It will be interesting to see what you all made of it.
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ST 2966

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2966

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 26th August 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

It took me a while to get going on this Sunday puzzle, indeed it was almost a ‘start with the Downs’.… Continue reading