September 13, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2090

Toughie No 2090 by Beam

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Hello everyone.  Bufo is away today so I’m taking my first opportunity to blog a puzzle by a setter whose work I always enjoy but who has not previously had a crossword degraded by a Kitty review. … Continue reading

DT 28843

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28843

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. Brrrr – it’s 5C in Oxford this morning which was rather a shock after so many months of being too hot! As usual on a non-Ray T Thursday I have no idea who set the crossword today.… Continue reading

ST 2967

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2967

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on the 2nd September 2018

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

Solved after a lovely day out and this crossword added to the day’s pleasure – lots to enjoy – I particularly liked the ‘start of barking’ in 4a and the surface reading of 24d

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