October 23, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2112 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2112 by Excalibur

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Welcome all.  Well, today we have come to the last Excalibur Toughie.  The end of an era, this is.  Fun, it was.

I found it quite a bit harder than usual for a Tuesday Excalibur, and considered rating it more for difficulty, but have a strong feeling that the trouble may have been with the solver rather than the puzzle.  Very enjoyable though, and well worth the brain strain.… Continue reading >

DT 28877 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28877

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty *** Enjoyment **/***

 

Hello, everyone, and welcome.  In the hints below most indicators are italicized and definitions are underlined.  Clicking on the Answer buttons will reveal the answers.  In some hints hyperlinks provide additional explanation or background.  Clicking on a picture will enlarge it.  Please leave a comment telling us how you got on.

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