October 2, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2100

Toughie No 2100 by MynoT

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Hi everyone.  I didn’t find this puzzle quite as straightforward as I feared when 1a went straight in: there were quite a few anagrams to slow me down.  (I am this at anagrams.)

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DT 28859

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28859

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

 

Hello, everyone, and welcome.  We have a classic Tuesday crossword today, with familiar clue constructions, a few friendly anagrams offering footholds in the middle of the grid, and nothing obscure enough in the clues or answers to warrant an explanatory hyperlink.  It features some nice surface readings, too.

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