September 14, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2091

Toughie No 2091 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Notabilis has some wonderful definitions in this somewhat harder than usual puzzle (or maybe I’m just off-wavelength). It took me a while to find some of the parsings.… Continue reading

DT 28844

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28844

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, with a grey start to the day.

Today’s Giovanni took me a bit longer than usual, perhaps because the first virus infection of the autumn has hit me.… Continue reading

DT 28839

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28839

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 8th September 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

It is nice to see that, under the new editor, the Saturday Prize Puzzles have increased in difficulty and, consequently, enjoyment.… Continue reading