November 9, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2123 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2123 by proXimal

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Great surface readings make this a superbly enjoyable puzzle from proXimal. Furthermore, the clueing is crisp, challenging and intriguing without any painful searches for distant synonyms or unheard-of obscurities.… Continue reading

DT 28892 ~ Posted on

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28892

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a grey November day.

Another good puzzle from Giovanni this morning. I like to start in the NW corner, and that quadrant proved to be the trickiest for me, hence the *** marking.… Continue reading

DT 28887 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28887

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 3rd November 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Solved on the train to London – I personally didn’t find it that tricky as others did on the day,  but if it is the setter I think it is, he does produce clues with a little more to unravel than the other Saturday Mysterons 

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