October 19, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2111

Toughie No 2111 by Artix

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

I was worried this was going to be very difficult, but I had a full grid within 4* time. I did, however, have to phone a friend to parse two homophones, 26a and 19d, hence the 5* extension.… Continue reading

DT 28874

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28874

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a bright, chilly morning.

I found this puzzle to be at the trickier end of the Giovanni spectrum, though as always, once the puzzle has been solved, it is hard to see why.… Continue reading

DT 28869

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28869

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 13th October 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I found this a pretty standard Saturday puzzle with nothing to grumble or shout about.

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