November 16, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2127

Toughie No 2127 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Another lovely and precise puzzle from Osmosis, solved with pleasure on the new blue telegraph puzzle website. It’s a pangram, of course. I struggled a bit with the writers, having to remember my rhyming slang and needing to google the foodie.… Continue reading

DT 28898

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28898

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on another dark, damp November morning.

My first solve using the new Telegraph Puzzles site, and it worked reasonably well for me – though I see that they still haven’t followed the practice in the paper version of italicising the components of the Quickie pun.… Continue reading

DT 28893

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28893

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 10th November 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

 

I found this inside back pager to be quite solver friendly, with several clues that made me smile

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