October 25, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2114

Toughie No 2114 by Beam

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

This was a mixture of some very straightforward clues and some fairly intractable ones. It meant that most of the puzzle succumbed easily but the rest took an age.… Continue reading

ST 2973

 Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2973

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 14th October 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! The usual excellence, in my opinion.

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DT 28879

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28879

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa, where life has returned to what passes for normal following the tornado. I say “what passes for normal”, as construction crews have been busily at work on the storm sewer on our street since July, removing relatively small concrete pipes and replacing them with humongous concrete pipes.… Continue reading